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Kim Bui

Los Angeles, CA
Editor at Large — NowThis News
Covers:  facebook, journalism, online journalism, los angeles, social phenomena, international affairs, twitter, social media, tablets, social networking

Editor-at-large @NowThisNews | Co-founder: #wjchat | Always: Iowan | Priors: @reportedly @KPCC @DFMThunderdome | Newsletter: The Middles:

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P. Kim Bui is the editor-at-large for NowThis News, focusing on original, social reporting and breaking news. Prior to NowThis, she was deputy managing editor for, a digital media startup specializing in social journalism. Her career has focused on leading breaking news initiatives an...

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@kimbui — 8,415 followers, 36,281 tweets

Jul 21, 2017

RT @guardian: Justine Damond shooting: Minneapolis police chief resigns at mayor's request 

Jul 21, 2017

'The Next Day I Woke Up Crying': The Emotional Impact for Journalists Covering Traumatic Events - Storyful. 

Jul 20, 2017

Here are some inspirational quotes, via the packaging for my mac dongle. Now go conquer the day.

Jul 20, 2017

I wish this headline were "BBC pay: Female presenters all given raises" instead. 

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Have you ever used a typewriter?

I used to write things on word processors, that strange hybrid of computer and typewriter.

How is social media changing news?

It's making it faster and more collaborative. In truth, I think social media is bringing journalism back to what it once was.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

Personally, via Twitter or e-mail. I am not one to read the rest of your pitch if you misspell something or I have no connection with you.


Los Angeles Press Club Award

2012 - Best News Tweet and Best Facebook Presence
Second Place

EPPYs (Editor and Publisher)

2012 - Best News Website with under 1 million unique monthly visitors
Part of the news team that won this award.