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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 — 1,741 followers, 7,111 tweets

Oct 20, 2017

#AnimalTriste captures the sad, sad state of humans about to pop under pressure. Just like #Vancouver but from #Montreal @dancecentre https://t.co/O5NUeyHYwN

Oct 20, 2017

I didn't want it to end: Animal Triste at @dancecentre is frightening and funny and oh so contemporary #AnimalTriste  http://bit.ly/2zobd3I 

Oct 18, 2017

Hasn't anyone heard of Patrick McGoohan as The Prisoner? That makes it 50 years from critique to acceptance.  http://bit.ly/2gpQdp8 

Oct 18, 2017

This Kengo Kuma museum in #Dundee is a stunner. On the right, Kuma's condo tower going up in #Vancouver https://t.co/V4LHsUafCZ https://t.co/STdlhUWApy

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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.