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Kevin Griffin

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Vancouver, BC
Reporter — Vancouver Sun
Covers:  environment, arts, dance, commuter biking, fukushima radiation, art
Doesn't Cover: high tech, sports

I'm a general news reporter for The Vancouver Sun and write the blog Art Seen. My tweets are about art, visual culture, dance, politics, and bicycling.

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Biography

Whenever I'm not working as a general assignment reporter at The Vancouver Sun, I'm writing a blog that covers the local art scene called Art Seen. Other areas that I'm interested in include dance, local arts, biking and the radiation plume from Fukushima that's about to reach the west coast of N...

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@KevinCGriffin — 1,728 followers, 6,952 tweets

Jun 28, 2017

#Canada150 Nov. 19, 1858: the day the Douglas Commission created B.C. and #colonialism officially began https://t.co/iMLI1KiiAU https://t.co/cE2yacsNxz

Jun 28, 2017

#Canada150 As settlers arrived during the past 150 years, pygmy short-horned lizard have disappeared from B.C. https://t.co/iMLI1KiiAU https://t.co/B9wVBNyMho

Jun 28, 2017

#Canada150 Colonialism & #indigenous resilience captured by Charles Edenshaw's magnificent argillite chest #Haida  http://bit.ly/2sTclMg 

Jun 28, 2017

RT @tagaq: Why does the National Post keep publishing articles on reconciliation and indigenous rights by people who are bigoted and non-indigenous?

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Working at The Whistler Question where I wrote stories and took photographs. Sometimes I even delivered it.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes.

How is social media changing news?

It's levelling the field and allowing more people than ever before to be the first wave of news gatherers.