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M. Alex Johnson

Los Angeles
Reporter — NBC News
Covers:  government and political data, national affairs, politics, social media, breaking news, technology, media
Doesn't Cover: products

Reporter for @NBCNews; data geek; non-celebrity bewildered in Hollywood. Ex-WP. Ex-CQ. Tweets and RTs are NOT NBC's, it very much wishes you to know.

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I'm a reporter for NBC News based in Los Angeles. I'm from Atlanta and now live in Pasadena with my wife, Jenny, a free-lance magazine reporter and former newspaper editor. Previous gigs include The Washington Post, Congressional Quarterly, The Charlotte Observer and The State in Columbia, S.C. I...

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Give this Georgia social media operator a raise rightnow. https://t.co/HZKGmA3WEt
Somewhere, the folks who built the Obamacare website are laughing into their martinis.
The president's fake news awards?  https://gop.com/the-highly-anticipated-2017-fake-news-awards/  "The site is temporarily offline, we are working to bring it back up. Please try back later."
Headline: "16-year-old creates life size Mickey Mouse snow sculpture." Mickey Mouse is a fictional character. It has no corporeality to measure as "life size."
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Not including my college paper or internship, my first professional job was as a copy editor for The State, the newspaper in Columbia, S.C.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

For years,

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Henry Hackett