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Lauren Dezenski

Reporter — POLITICO
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@Politico reporter & Massachusetts Playbook author/@The_HorseRace podcast co-host/There is always a Massachusetts connection ldezenski[@]

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Boston University journalism student, minoring in political science, graduating in 2014. Current Online Editor at the Daily Free Press, BU's independent student newspaper.

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Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes! My dad had one in his office. When I was young, my sister and I would play around on it when we visited him at work.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

You're entrusted with the responsibility at basis of democracy: to inform and educate the electorate. It is not a job to be taken lightly.

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

Oh man, anything from this election cycle. #BINDERSFULLOFWOMEN probably takes the cake.

Nathan H. Miller Award

2012 - Named Scholarship
The Nathan H. Miller Award is an annual scholarship to a full-time COM junior working on the University's daily newspaper on the basis of excellence and financial need.

Ted Scripps Leadership Institute Fellow

2012 - Leadership
Graduated from the Ted Scripps Leadership Institute, recognized for outstanding contributions of talent, time and energy while maintaining the highest level of professionalism in journalism.