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Katie Hyslop

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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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 — 2,819 followers, 7,231 tweets

Jun 26, 2017

A new homelessness risk assessment tool specifically for youth is in the final testing phase in Canada. Unlike...  http://fb.me/1qqJ4bxqm 

Jun 26, 2017

RT @DesmondCole: "Pride is actually ours. Queer and trans people of colour actually started this. We don't need to register" 🔥🔥🔥  http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/black-lives-matter-toronto-pride-2017-1.4177554 

Jun 26, 2017

RT @lindsaykines: BC Liberals plan to introduce bill on campaign finance reform this afternoon, says de Jong.

Jun 26, 2017

RT @MikePHager: @jjhorgan @bcndp @FairmontVan Asked how many companies paid for tickets to Friday's event, he said almost all bough…

Jun 26, 2017

RT @MikePHager: @jjhorgan Yesterday, deputy director said @bcndp will never ban private fundraisers like $350 event held Friday…

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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.