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Jeremy Binckes

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New York, NY
Cover Editor — Salon
Covers:  general assignment, american sports, american politics, breaking news
Doesn't Cover: consumer technology, business technology

Cover editor, @salon. Unapologetic Mets fan. I endorse everything. Nothing I say can be interpreted as fact.

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Biography

I've been part of some of the most exciting digital newsrooms, managing verticals and leading some exciting digital projects. Currently, I'm on the Yahoo Digest, delivering the top news to your smartphone and tablet each morning.

For two years, I was part of Digital First Media's Project Thunder...

What was your first job as a journalist?

I was an intern at the Huffington Post. The best part, though, was writing a daily weather report. Oh, man, that was fun

Have you ever used a typewriter?

For actual work? No. For fun? Yes!

How is social media changing news?

It's giving journalists a more authentic and easier way to get a firsthand account of the big stories. Plus, it's the best way to share.