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Josh Meyer

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Washington, DC
Senior Investigative Reporter — POLITICO
Covers:  national security, foreign policy, corruption, human trafficking, foreign aid, cybercrime, organized crime, trafficking, drug war, military contracting, terrorism, military, cyberwarfare, cybersecurity, corporate malfeasance, drug trafficking, corporate security, fcpa, global security, nuclear proliferation
Doesn't Cover: dancing kittens

POLITICO senior investigative reporter, author 'The Hunt For KSM,' ex national security LA Times, NBC, Medill. IRE board, Got tips? DM me for Signal

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Biography

Josh Meyer left the Los Angeles Times in 2010 to help launch the Medill National Security Journalism Initiative in Washington, D.C., which aims to find the best ways to do, and to teach, the all-important kinds of security journalism in this changing media environment——especially across all digit...

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Nov 21, 2017

Trump's return to Mar-a-Lago: Relish, yes. Pepper spray, knives, laserpointers, no. POLITICO @politico @dsamuelsohn  https://apple.news/AO3l4D6guTB6sfjDV-g3Llw 

Nov 21, 2017

Exclusive - State Dept. revolt: Tillerson accused of violating U.S. law on child soldiers - Reuters  https://apple.news/ANt43LDKnQtSh-QLtNoMVZQ 

Nov 20, 2017

In both stories, @FBI & @DOJ front-line officials bristled at political interference, as going public/filing charges helps only sometimes https://t.co/IBVPyVrmWh

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What was your first job as a journalist?

At my college newspaper at UMass, aptly named The Collegian. Most fun I ever had.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes

How is social media changing news?

It's making it much better, and much worse