i cover dallas restaurants and dallas hotels for the biz pages of the dallas morning news. in a past life i was with the la times. krjacobs@dallasnews.com

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Biography

Karen Robinson-Jacobs, Hospitality Industry Reporter for the Dallas Morning News, hails from the Windy City, a town that once had 11 daily newspapers.
While a full-time student at the University of Illinois, Robinson-Jacobs launched a career in print media that has spanned more than 35 years.
She...

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Have you ever used a typewriter?

my first newsroom only had computers for the copy desk. reporters used typewriters. forced you to organize before writing.

How is social media changing news?

social media has both created news (the dress is white and gold) and revved up the news gathering process. that's both good and bad.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

it's an amazing opportunity and a sobering responsibility. you have to stay focused on the readers.