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Kim Bui

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Los Angeles, CA
Editor at Large — NowThis News
Covers:  facebook, journalism, online journalism, international affairs, twitter, social media, human rights, social justice

Editor-at-large @NowThisNews @newsroom | Co-founder: #wjchat | Always: Iowan | Priors: @reportedly @KPCC @DFMThunderdome | Newsletter: tinyletter.com/kimbui

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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 — 8,991 followers, 38,264 tweets

Oct 12, 2017

RT @palafo: My understanding is these are really just the same common sense rules as before, written down. I have no intention…

Oct 12, 2017

RT @jestei: NYT executive editor @deanbaquet says Times will institute tougher social media rules for employees

Oct 12, 2017

@MCA420 @Poynter @kodacohen Not much of a chat to begin with when you’re making broad assumptions about my career.

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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.