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Jason Dearen

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Covers:  public lands, oceans, environment, solar energy, green tech, fracking, california, drought, general news, offshore drilling, metro san francisco, water, renewable energy, fishing policy

@AP reporter | Sunshine State via Bear Republic | jdearen (at) ap (dot) org

What was your first job as a journalist?

Reporter/editorial assistant at The Recorder, a legal newspaper.

How is social media changing news?

Helps with source-building, connecting with readers and driving breaking news.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

Holding government/corporations/leaders accountable for their actions, and informing people.