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Lauren Dezenski

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Reporter — POLITICO
Covers:  education, politics, public transportation, metro, campaign politics, campaign finance, college students, government, youth, student life, social media

@Politico Massachusetts Playbook author, @politicoMA reporter. @The_HorseRace podcast co-host. Millennial master of the Bay State. ldezenski[@]politico[.]com

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Biography

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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@LaurenDezenski — 7,728 followers, 34,487 tweets

RT @katiedjennings: On his first full day out of office, Chris Christie is 2nd row at Springsteen on Broadway h/t @z_bull https://t.co/TKnAH07YXg
RT @politico: Study: Americans view media negatively, can't agree on meaning of 'fake news'  http://politi.co/2FJijUp  https://t.co/oY56nnqvdX
RT @katielannan: As of today, four percent of states have Needham High School graduates as governors. (cc: @CharlieBakerMA,… https://t.co/4oyp78l9qa
WARREN’s war chest — DC DELEGATION returns from PUERTO RICO — BAKER defying laws of political gravity  http://politi.co/2rf3sO4  via @politico
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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.