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Mark Dent

Contributor — The Philadelphia Citizen
Covers:  business, alcohol, investigative reporting, penn state, higher education, kansas city, dallas, tennis, sports, sports business, running

Journalist in Philly. Contributor @ThePhilaCitizen, adjunct @saintjosephs. Former Kansan/Texan.Talk to me at!

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I’m a writer living in State College, Pa, specializing in enterprise journalism. I currently write for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, where I cover Penn State University, including the Jerry Sandusky scandal and its aftermath. I’ve also written for The Classical, The Dallas Morning News, Running Ti...

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@mdent05 — 1,768 followers, 6,802 tweets

Best win for America since US over Britain 1783
RT @LMcCrystal: JUST IN: Judge rules prosecutors in Bill Cosby's retrial can call five additional accusers to testify against him.…
I shake my head just a little more every time I read something new about the Tamaqua school board president. Some great, persistent reporting from @TriciaNadolny 
@AESteele I'm always team Blink 182, so he's got my endorsement!
Also: Tom DeLonge really messed up by not calling his research group Aliens and Airwaves
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What was your first job as a journalist?

I covered my local high school basketball team for the website I got paid like $100 the whole year.

Have you ever used a typewriter?


What does it mean to be a journalist?

You can make other people happy, whether it's through a fun blog post or a well-researched investigative project that helps change policy.