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John Maxfield

Portland, OR
Contributing Writer, Editor and Podcaster — The Motley Fool (U.S.)

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I write about banks, investing, the retail industry, and retirement. I'm also a licensed attorney in the State of Oregon.

How is social media changing news?

By democratizing its source and disrupting its distribution.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

Journalists are informers and translators.

What's your favorite social network?

Probably Twitter, but they all have a unique purpose.