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John Patrick Pullen

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News Desk Editor and Tech Columnist — Time Magazine
Covers:  travel, entrepreneurs, business technology, book publishing, entrepreneurship, gadgets, apple, social media, technology, consumer technology
Doesn't Cover: wine, food

News Desk editor @TIME. Former freelance contributor for @Entrepreneur, @FortuneMagazine, @Fatherly, @Qz, @Wired, and others. Ran the Ketchup Run in 12 parsnips

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Covering travel and technology, John Patrick Pullen specializes in the off-kilter and the unexpected, writing about everything from the world's largest lava lamp (in the middle of nowhere, Washington State) to the secret spy culture of Washington D.C. A regular contributor to Arrive, American Way...

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Today’s @nytimes Daily Podcast is required listening: The history of the AR-15 rifle, and how it ended up shooting up our schools. If you have an Amazon Echo or iPhone nearby, just say “Alexa/Siri: play the Daily Podcast,” listen, and learn.  https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-daily/id1200361736?mt=2#episodeGuid=gid%3A%2F%2Fart19-episode-locator%2FV0%2F6qgk-lAg0UljiV5VmCC5SYzK_M4C_ydYxnVOJkpMV80 
RT @TheOnion: ‘No Way To Prevent This,’ Says Only Nation Where This Regularly Happens  https://trib.al/AdNR9gz  https://t.co/Zr0X8qcDqJ
The school serves more than 3,200 students in ninth through 12th grade and employs about 130 teachers.  http://time.com/5158804/marjory-stoneman-douglas-high-school-shooting/ 
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What was your first job as a journalist?

My first paid piece was an article on Irish playwright Ronan Noone for Boston Magazine.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

When I was a kid, sure. But the way I write now involves so much re-working, that I'd probably throw it through a wall today.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

It means to find the truth — it could be small and personal, or large and universal — and communicate it to the rest of the world.