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Joseph Charpentier

Boothbay Harbor, Maine, USA
Reporter — Boothbay Register
As seen in: Boothbay Register
Covers:  Local government, schools, and events. The occasional human interest story and spot news. Deforestation and environment. Or anything I am asked, more or less.
Doesn't Cover: I'm happy with both hard and soft news, easily accessible information or deep research topics. The only thing I will not cover is something that takes me away from my beat for too, too long.

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I have lived in Maine, Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, Wales (UK), and London and have worked as a copywriter, on a fishing vessel, in a wood mill, as a carpenter and at a couple newspapers. I graduated from the University of Maine at Farmington in 2012 with a BA in political science and in ...

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RT @KJ_Online: Jackman town manager says he won’t quit over white separatist, anti-Islamic and anti-feminist posts 
RT @nowthisnews: Watch the moment Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) tried to pass a bill guaranteeing military pay and death benefits dur…
RT @kylegriffin1: Tammy Duckworth: "I will not be lectured about what our military needs by a five-deferment draft dodger."
RT @Gen_Belmaker: ACLU has a phone app called Mobile Justice. There are various versions for states. It’s free. You click a button, v…
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What was your first job as a journalist?

International environmental news

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Unfortunately, no.

How is social media changing news?

Pros: enabling citizen journalists. Cons: directing and also thwarting consumer driven media