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Matthew Keys

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San Francisco
Freelance Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  facebook, twitter, media, free food, social media, breaking news, world news, general news

Back soon. Previously: @Grasswire & @Reuters. Tips/email: matthew.keys@gmail.com | Contact info - bit.ly/MattMail

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Biography

Hi. I'm Matthew. Pleased to meet you.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Maybe!

What does it mean to be a journalist?

Giving the public access to information they wouldn't otherwise have access to.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

Keep it short. Less than three sentences. Email me. Don't pitch on Twitter or by phone.

Awards

Time Magazine

2006 - Person of the Year
I was named Time Magazine's "Person of the Year" in 2006.

Online Journalism Award

2011 - Breaking News, Small Site (Finalist)
Finalist for the OJA in "Breaking News, Small Site" for aggregated coverage on the Tohoku, Japan earthquake and tsunami.