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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

Senior news 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...

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@jbinckes — 1,073 followers, 17,268 tweets

Nov 19, 2017

RT @rachelkleah: I wrote about Meek Mill and the tens of thousands of people sitting in prison, not because they committed any new c…

Nov 19, 2017

@AllisonBakerFit @jess_mc She didn't consent to have the photo taken. She was asleep. That much we can all agree on.

Nov 19, 2017

Small point: Weiner 1.0 wasn't sexting minors (2011). Breitbart didn't even find that he was sexting ANYONE, just that he tweeted his underwear-covered junk. Minor-sexting Weiner was in 2016, and was revealed when the victim came forward. https://t.co/Uxhx1JVhZM

Nov 18, 2017

Yes, I deleted a tweet I should have been more aware was a fake before retweeting. I apologize  https://twitter.com/jbinckes/status/931992738538704898 

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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.