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John Surico

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

Street guy, @NYTMetro. Visiting research guy, @nycfuture. L train shutdown guy, @VICE. Editor guy, @PotluckMagazine. Drinker guy, coffee. jsurico15 at gmail.

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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 — 2,856 followers, 31,631 tweets

Jun 25, 2017

RT @CianMcGar: I've sold Brexits to Brockway, Ogdenville and North Haverbrook and by gum, it put them on the map

Jun 25, 2017

I see a dude that looks like Jared Kushner every day in New York City.

Jun 25, 2017

RT @Trillburne: it'd be pretty funny if Zuckerberg has zero political ambitions and is genuinely just travelling the country to learn about regular folks

Jun 25, 2017

I like reading political stories from 2014 and 2015 because it feels like really dark Shakespearean dramatic irony.

Jun 23, 2017

RT @Jill_Jorgensen: Hire Will Bredderman. He has it all: great sources, smart ideas, lovely turns of phrase and an unbelievable work et…

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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.