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John Capone is a writer and editor, formerly of MediaPost. As a freelancer he's written for’s Grub Street, BlackBook, Radar, The Daily, Hemispheres,, [wherever]: an out of place journal, Zagat, Serious Eats and many others. His idols are Hunter S. Thompson, Harold Ross an...

What was your first job as a journalist?

At Blue, the adventure travel magazine.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, often, but mostly as an exercise.

How is social media changing news?

For the better and the worse. It's obviously causing more fracturing and creating "filter bubbles" but it's delivering real-time information.