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Katie Hyslop

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Freelance Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  first nations, child welfare, homelessness, youth, aboriginal issues, harm reduction, income disparity, education, poverty

Ed/youth/housing reporter @TheTyee. Fills spare time with horror (genre & feeling), costuming, and cats. Newfoundlander in Vancouver. hyslopke@gmail.com

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Biography

Freelance journalist writing for @TheTyee and @Tyee Solutions, and news editor for @Megaphonemag. Main focuses are education, youth issues, affordable housing, poverty, and other social justice reporting. Formerly (and proudly) of Newfoundland and Labrador, currently residing in Vancouver, Britis...

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@Kehyslop — 2,960 followers, 7,859 tweets

In which ol' man @A_MacLeod_Tyee tells us all to get off a lawn that isn't his in Surrey: NDP Collects Personal Information and Gets It Stunningly Wrong via @TheTyee  https://thetyee.ca/News/2018/01/23/NDP-Collects-Personal-Information-Wrong/  #bcpoli #BCprivacy #BCNDP #BCGreens #BCLiberals #ElectionsBC #PIPA
@anelysemw @ConGardenVic @PovReductionBC @paulm_taylor Really good! Mobility issues didn’t even occur to me. Every place I went was an accessible bldg, but you still had to get there in your own as far as I know.
RT @dylscoh: As leaders go to Ottawa for an emergency meeting on child welfare, what can we say we are doing? What changes have… https://t.co/cWthc7ueAF
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Senior reporter at The Muse, Memorial University of Newfoundland's students' newspaper.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. I failed horribly.

How is social media changing news?

By making journalists more directly responsible, and responsive, to their audience.