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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, not 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 — 2,857 followers, 7,433 tweets

Aug 18, 2017

RT @RMComedy: Hey #America: I feel this moment, truly. But how the f*ck are you not talking abt Indigenous genocide & land theft during thi…

Aug 18, 2017

RT @CarrieBercic: I am excited to announce that I am seeking a nomination w/ @OneCityVan to run for school trustee in the by-election. #bced#vanpoli #bcpoli

Aug 18, 2017

RT @melodyma: I discovered a secret Chinese bookstore called Kiu Yick Book Shop upstairs from Dollar Meats on Pender in #ChinatownYVR today. #vanpoli

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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.