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Kevin W. Smith

Covers:  Music, streaming music, videogames, pop culture.


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Freelance writer and editor currently in the Bay Area. Work has appeared in outlets including Paste, Vice, SF Weekly, Official Xbox Magazine, the Arizona Daily Star, and beyond. Has covered both music and interactive entertainment professionally for years. Specializes in features, interviews, pro...

How is social media changing news?

Information has been democratized, which is great for getting the word out, but tough for news stories built around tweets.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

William Miller, the protagonist of "Almost Famous," even though I know he was based on a real person, he was still cool by being uncool.

What's the funniest news-related #hashtag you've seen?

#CrimingWhileWhite, although the actual results were pretty depressing.