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Katherine Monk

Vancouver, Canada
Founder, The Ex-Press and Freelance Movie Critic — Freelance

Journalist, filmmaker, The Ex-Press co-founder. Author of 2 bestsellers. In a love-hate relationship with my computer.

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Journalist, broadcaster, bestselling author and filmmaker, Katherine Monk (formerly National Movie Critic for Postmedia) is the co-founder of The Ex-Press. She is also a regular movie reviewer for CBC Radio's On the Coast, Radio West and All Points West as well as Global Television and Corus Radi...

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@katherinemonk — 3,455 followers, 5,800 tweets

Apparently, we Canadians sound like cast from the original movie Fargo, with a dash of Irish Spring commercial. Sorry... but you’re still off on the vowels and intonation. Just sayin’... eh? @nbcsnl But you know, we’re ecstatic for the attention. Go (politely) Canada!
"It lacks subtlety, but when you’re setting On Golden Pond in an RV, there’s no point in polite finesse.” Donald Sutherland and Helen Mirren star in #TheLeisureSeeker -- remember the last time they hooked up?  http://ex-press.com/2018/03/15/the-leisure-seeker-a-clunker-that-revs-charm/  https://t.co/VJhYUX2dJc
The ghosts of socialism haunt Loveless... a movie that speaks to the modern Russia, and the broken promise of caring for each other. #movies #russia #loveless  http://ex-press.com/2018/03/16/loveless-in-a-literal-state-of-abandon/  https://t.co/2xPU4DrUoy
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What was your first job as a journalist?

News reporter at The Vancouver Sun.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. Both manual and electric.

How is social media changing news?

It's taking the curatorial aspect out of the hands of the gatekeepers and putting in the hands of the public, which is good, and bad.