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Katherine Monk

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

Journalist, filmmaker, The Ex-Press co-founder. Author of 2 bestsellers. Fmr Ntl movie critic Postmedia. Member BFCA, ACCT, AWFJ, VFCC, WUC

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Biography

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 — 3,421 followers, 5,691 tweets

It's about time.... I see no educational value in human cruelty. The best way to understand any species is to see it in its natural home, doing what it does naturally.  https://twitter.com/CBCAlerts/status/954045007203364865 
@rodmickleburgh faces the end in Kauai as locals shrug... and hide behind palm trees. Fun read from the 'front lines' of a reporter's busman holiday...  http://ex-press.com/2018/01/17/aloha-bomb-postcard-edge-armageddon/  https://t.co/1GwJjCkcIb
Seriously... something strange. I try again! My top ten list for 2017 is full of piss and vinegar. And borscht. But mostly piss. Congrats to #icaraus #itonya and #wonderwoman on the podium.  http://www.ex-press.ca/2018/01/10/small-wins-big-tanks-top-ten-movies-of-2017/ 
Well, that crashed  http://ex-press.com ... so how about we try at ex-press.ca, either it's too much traffic. Or... RUSSIANS! My top ten list for 2017 is full of piss and vinegar. And borscht. But mostly piss. Congrats to #icaraus #itonya and #wonderwoman on the podium.
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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.