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James Trew

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London
Managing Editor — Engadget
As seen in: Engadget
Covers:  gadgets, fitness, music technology, culture, action cameras, adventure travel gadgets, mobile, technology, training, music, science, action sports, tablets, android

Managing Editor at Engadget. Englishman living in the land of Oak. Likes Hardstyle and hot sauce.

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Biography

I've been mashing words together for print (and then online) since I was 16, reviewing nightclubs that I wasn't even old enough to legally go to. Since then I have covered music, technology, fitness and lifestyle/culture.

During the 90's, most of my work was for large (but independent) dance mus...

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When you realise three paragraphs in that the overly positive magazine article is an advertorial. #tricksters
@etherington Like the multiple pitches I keep getting about a service called "Onepitch"?
@urbanstrata Yep, that pic on the left looks nothing like you.
@wnparry @GoZwift Oh nice, good luck with that. Let me know if you are working on any magic tech to help you along ;)
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Writing reviews of raves/interviewing DJs for Eternity magazine. The best job ever.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Course. Been a fair while though.

How is social media changing news?

It's introducing more noise, panic and poor sourcing. Separates the wheat from the chaff though I guess.