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Matthew Pertz

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Raleigh/Lexington
News Director, WACW

Journalist. Former news intern @WNCN. DMs open for tips & pitches.

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@matthewpertz — 149 followers, 784 tweets

RT @NateSilver538: So far, Parkland is *not* fading from the news the way that mass shootings usually do. (The graph shows Google searches…
RT @RonanFarrow: One woman’s detailed account of an affair and dozens of pages of documents reveal patterns in Donald Trump’s behavi… https://t.co/lBqW1ZuATY
RT @seanmaroney: My message to you as I sign off for the last time. Thanks for the memories and support. Now off to my next adventure with…
RT @adegrandpre: Highlights from latest watchdog report on the Afghanistan war: wide-ranging Pentagon censorship, Erik Prince's supp… https://t.co/lrpL1ZEgAR
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Have you ever used a typewriter?

Never, and I wish I could. A typewriter doesn't come with solitaire or Twitter, and would make deadlines much more approachable.

How is social media changing news?

All thoughts are condensed to 140 characters, which tends to asphyxiate nuance.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Will McAvoy of Aaron Sorkin's underappreciated drama The Newsroom.