Mason Pelt on Muck Rack

Mason Pelt

Dallas Tx, Santa Monica Ca,
Freelance Op-ed and Analysis Writer — Freelance
Covers:  I cover a broad range of topics in technology. I place an emphasis on social media and its effect on public policy, economics, and business.

Multifaceted Human - I write about design, tech & media & consult on UX / marketing

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@masonpelt — 5,659 followers, 8,857 tweets

@THR 40% of people who saw The Avengers were female and 42% for Justice League. 44% of the Guardians Of The Galaxy audience was female. I'm not sure why this is a headline. Women like superhero movies too.
Does blood doping really improve curling performance? I'm not joking, I've only heard of doping for endurance athletes and those with long recovery times. 
Never Have Your Dog Stuffed by @alanalda is such an amazing book.
RT @SAI: A 24-year old got a mysterious disease where her body attacked her brain — and scientists are learning it's more common than they…
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How is social media changing news?

For better of for worse social media changed the way news is consumed. I can make a positive or negative case and I’ll make both; Positively, issues that used to go ignored; police brutality . Negatively, all news has taken a slant towards sensationalism.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

He wasn't FULLY fictional, but Hunter S. Tompson is more legend than man.

What story are you most proud of writing or working on?

A few years ago I authored a post about Police Boby cameras, I want to write more post like that.