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Justin Weiss

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West Hempstead, New York
Press Intern, NY State Senate and Staff Writer — Elite Sports NY

“Light tomorrow with today.” ~Elizabeth Barrett Browning | Writer for @EliteSportsNY | Cover the @BKCyclones and @NYIslanders

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Biography

Justin Weiss is a journalist from Long Island, New York. He has written for FanSided and the LI Herald, and has worked on multiple campaigns as an intern and press secretary. He most recently worked in the New York State Senate. He attends the University at Buffalo, where he double majors in econ...

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@Jwmlb1 — 1,035 followers, 7,227 tweets

Sep 13, 2017

RT @Channel4: BREAKING: The world's problems will not be solved by arguing with strangers on Twitter. We'll update you when we have more on this story.

Sep 11, 2017

RT @PoliticalShort: The twin towers on the night of September 10, 2001. 16 years. #NeverForget https://t.co/VHlpZvIjcV

Sep 04, 2017

@RisingAppleBlog I love you guys, but this is just a poorly reasoned article

Sep 03, 2017

RT @NYGovCuomo: I extend my deepest condolences to the family of Assembly member Michael Simanowitz. I join all New Yorkers in mourning his sudden passing.

Aug 31, 2017

RT @abc13houston: Aric Harding returned to his Friendswood home to get his kids' stuffed animals. Then he played his flooded piano. A…

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Have you ever used a typewriter?

No, but I wish!

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Will McAvoy from The Newsroom. He cared about nothing else but covering the news the right way. That's exactly how we as journalists should approach our jobs.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

Said Thomas Jefferson: “Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers, or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter.” The biggest check on government is journalism. It's of paramount importance that things continue that way.

Awards

Adelphi Quill Award

2016 - Freelance Journalism