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Kenneth Rapoza

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New York NY
Writer — Forbes
Covers:  BRIC countries first and foremost. Major corporations there, investing ideas, political risk as it relates to investing, some off beat or A-lister travel.
Doesn't Cover: entertainment, food and wine, sports, US politics, healthcare

Twitter account for Forbes' daily emerging markets coverage, namely #Brazil #Russia #India #China. Jet-lagged journalist allowed to opine. Ex-WSJ in Sao Paulo.

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Biography

Kenneth Rapoza writes daily for Forbes, covering primarily business, finance and some geopolitics regarding Brazil, Russia, India and China. Also ex-WSJer. Lucky enough to give me opinion from time to time, but no advocacy hack. Yuck.

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@BRICBreaker — 17,268 followers, 55,929 tweets

Jul 24, 2017

RT @AlexandraUlmer: EXCLUSIVE- Russia, Venezuela mull swapping Citgo collateral to avoid US sanctions & legal woes. W/ @mariannaparraga htt…

Jul 24, 2017

RT @AlexandraUlmer: Venezuelan diplomat who just defected says Chavez daughter, who is deputy UN ambo, is a no show. "She maybe went to…

Jul 24, 2017

RT @STHGibbs: One of the Supreme Court judges sworn in by Venezuelan opposition last week reportedly jailed following swift milit…

Jul 24, 2017

What are their majors? medicine? law? software engineer? or english and philosophy and the arts? then....bad news.  https://twitter.com/BostonomiX/status/888827486095765505 

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What was your first job as a journalist?

WBUR-FM, Boston's NPR Station. I wrote copy for Morning Edition.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes.

How is social media changing news?

Makes everything faster, often gimmicky. Also makes it a popularity contest. No, I'm not always pleased about that.