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Matt Saccaro

New York
Social Publisher, Now This News
Covers:  media, arts & entertainment, mma, social media, internships, lots of other stuff, the internet, jobs, internet culture, education, careers, culture, ufc, college, ideas
Doesn't Cover: tech, pr, apps, food, pop culture, press releases, marketing

Social publisher @nowthisnews. Community college grad. Tweets = bizarre self-parody. Opinions = MINE. I block lots of people. It's not personal, I swear. He/him

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I'm a freelance writer who has reached millions with my work on publications like Salon, The Week, The Daily Dot, and others.

I prefer the term "Internet writer" to "journalist."

Best way to find out more is to read my writing.

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@MattSaccaro — 3,183 followers, 621 tweets

Goodnight. Please don't choose the path of the wicked.
But at the same time it gives you (small but palpable) amounts of hope because there are people who want to pick up the mess.
The more organizing I do (and I've still done very little) the more I realize it's called organizing because initially it's a mess.
RT @ebruenig: Has anyone ever forgiven you for something very bad you did to them? Do you want to talk to me about it for an arti…
I have Ghirardelli caramels and some Reese's hearts. Should I be a decadent candy boi tonight?
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Have you ever used a typewriter?

Not since I was a kid.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

Writing your ass off for a few years and then cashing your chips in and publishing listicles until you get some kind of lofty title.

What's the funniest news-related #hashtag you've seen?

An MMA-related hashtag where the media was making puns with the name of a recently-fired CEO.