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Marissa Lang

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Covers:  Tech, tech culture, diversity, Bay Area, San Francisco, startups, Twitter, Reddit, Square, techies, entrepreneurs, hackers, women in tech

Tech & the evolving face of the Bay Area for @SFChronicle. Perpetual wanderluster. Chronic code-switcher. Forever New Yorker. Proud latinx. She/her. RT=🤔

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Biography

Marissa Lang is an award-winning bilingual journalist covering the intersection of tech and culture for the San Francisco Chronicle.

Previously, she has written about the city of Sacramento for the Sacramento Bee; social and criminal justice and same-sex marriage for the Salt Lake Tribune; and br...

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@Marissa_Jae — 3,043 followers, 9,405 tweets

Jul 23, 2017

RT @Scaramucci: Full transparency: I'm deleting old tweets. Past views evolved & shouldn't be a distraction. I serve @POTUS agenda & that's…

Jul 20, 2017

RT @Fahrenthold: During 'Made in America Week,' President Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club applies to hire 70 foreign workers.  http://wapo.st/2tkl1cn?tid=ss_tw&utm_term=.d89691f7bd03 

Jul 20, 2017

RT @alyspereira: if there's one thing i'm sure of in an uncertain world, it's that elon musk is in possession of a fully functional iron man suit

Jul 19, 2017

RT @CarlBialik: Most of the nine months working on the story "was spent, post–Hulk Hogan and Gawker, finding a media outlet that wa…

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What was your first job as a journalist?

As a 19-year-old intern, I covered crime, scandal, the news of the day and news of the weird for the New York Post — my hometown newspaper.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. My grandparents had a typewriter that I used to type up school assignments. I remember thinking it was way cooler than a computer.

How is social media changing news?

"When is your deadline?" "Now."

Awards

Society of Professional Journalists Award

2009 - Feature Writing, In-Depth Reporting
Won first place in two categories for the same story: "A reluctant advocate." The story ran on the front page of the University of Maryland's student-run, independent newspaper, The Diamondback.