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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 — 1,768 followers, 7,338 tweets

RT @wrkclasshistory: #OtD 16 Feb 1943 German American translator, writer and anti-Nazi resistance activist Mildred Fish-Harnack was behe… https://t.co/IE1BxOJdDD
RT @vidf: A study in meditative minimalism, Folding's captivating simplicity & control exemplifies the boundless depth of Shen Wei's genius…
That beef 'n broccoli might be on permanent hold. Cooks in Chinese, Indian, other ethnic #restaurants are aging & no replacements in sight. #Vancouver  http://bit.ly/2F6YCWv 
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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.