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John Surico

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Queens, New York
Freelance Journalist — Freelance, The New York Times, Vice

Researcher, reporter, coffee. City life for @NYTimes & @VICE. Visiting fellow, @nycfuture. Editor, @PotluckMagazine. Gigs: jsurico15 at gmail.

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Biography

I am a freelance journalist, based in Queens, NY. Born and raised on Long Island, I studied journalism and politics at New York University, and my work focuses on criminal justice issues, class, urbanism, and how we collectively cope with the American system. I have reported abroad, from Cuba, Sw...

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@JohnSurico — 2,911 followers, 32,118 tweets

Sep 23, 2017

RT @JMartinezNYC: More subway delay figures: 7/2017: 24,043 from overcrowding 7/2012: 3,999 from overcrowding Tough for subway to keep pace with NYC growth.

Sep 22, 2017

Made slight gesture in latest @VICE story that NYC transit needs both: a millionaire’s tax, and congestion pricing.  https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/a3k348/new-yorkers-got-drunk-and-tried-to-solve-the-subway-problem 

Sep 21, 2017

This is like the lamest fight in a schoolyard. Except we could all die as a result.  https://twitter.com/nbcnews/status/910999208924082176 

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Editor of my high school editor, during the 2008 election.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I have, I should more and I will.

How is social media changing news?

It's making it like a pencil that you flick back and forth: super fast but blurry in the middle.