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Karen Beninato

New Orleans
Freelance Journalist and Producer — Forbes, Freelance
Covers:  travel, nola, new orleans, environment, television, movies, media, pop culture, music, books

Intergalactic Negativity Counteracting Motherfucker according @akadrjohn; Bylines: Forbes Travel, New Republic, The Lens. Freelance writing & editing.

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Freelance travel writer in New Orleans. Have contributed to the New Republic, Huffington Post, iExplore, The Lens, Forbes Travel, Marriott Traveler, Earth Island Journal, AXS, NOLA, Fortnighter. Former newspaper features editor and magazine writer. Current music publicist.

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RT @GreatDismal: Okay, but “eerie”? Feels more like logical, to me. Still, “the man who predicted the Tide Pod Challenge” has a ring… https://t.co/tH1B6lzMvt
Robert Mueller: The situation is under control. Also, Kate McKinnon is a genius. #SNL https://t.co/KLdyEwnYE7
"Does It Even Matter Anymore? The show in which the President does & says anything he wants, with zero consequences, and everyone just moves on." Pretty much. #SNL
RT @MEPFuller: An emerging trend is that Trump and his staff have no idea how to stage photos to make it seem like he’s actually w… https://t.co/FjK6Fm5ATz
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Newspaper reporter, suburban Chicago

Have you ever used a typewriter?

With gusto.

How is social media changing news?

Immediacy and fact checking