I'm a newspaper editor in Central Florida who posts mostly news but dabbles a bit in the hashtag arts.

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Biography

A creature built on daily deadlines for 25 years. Last 15 with The Daytona Beach News-Journal in Florida. Current assignment: Politics. Previous stints at papers in Michigan and Indiana, including starting at The LaPorte Herald-Argus, same paper where Ernie Pyle got his start. Was only two-time e...

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@MarkHarper36 — 1,192 followers, 8,389 tweets

Jul 24, 2017

World Series championships since 1917 White Sox 2 Cubs 1 In 2017 White Sox 1 Cubs 0. A parched man laps eagerly at an oasis in the desert.

Jul 24, 2017

@SoxNerd @whitesox @Cubs Seriously impressive deep trivia. I think my dad preferred Vance Law over the alternative at SS in '83. Referred to other guy as Dybshitski.

Jul 23, 2017

@HeyWillieNJ Check out @jose_quintana24 or Clayton Kershaw. These guys know what's up.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Chief reporter, The Ball State Daily News.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

The quick fox jumps over the lazy dog.

How is social media changing news?

Despite promises to connect, I fear it's driving us into corners.