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Kim Bui

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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: https://t.co/0KUGv1lLsF

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Biography

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 reported.ly, a digital media startup specializing in social journalism. Her career has focused on leading breaking news initiatives an...

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@kimbui — 8,335 followers, 36,109 tweets

Jun 23, 2017

RT @moneyries: The White House banned cameras at its press briefings, so @CNN sent its favorite sketch artist instead…

Jun 23, 2017

I only watched a minute, but this is a really unfair portrait of Iowa and only continues to confirm coast-bias.  https://twitter.com/vicenews/status/878288303438446592 

Jun 23, 2017

RT @qzafrica: Kenya is promising free sanitary napkins to help keep girls in school  http://qz.com/1012976  via @qzafrica

Jun 23, 2017

RT @ChuBailiang: Mystery surrounds the collapse of a share-bike start-up in Chongqing, a city made up almost entirely of steep hills.  http://www.bbc.com/news/business-40351409 

Jun 23, 2017

RT @LAcrimes: London police say Grenfell Tower blaze was started by a refrigerator fire; manslaughter charges eyed  http://www.latimes.com/world/la-fg-grenfell-tower-fire-20170623-story.html 

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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.

Awards

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.