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Jun 26, 2017

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Jun 26, 2017

So great it is to see my peeps succeed in the white-dominated entertainment world. Thanks, @hasanminhaj.  https://nyti.ms/2sQMq8h 

Jun 26, 2017

I feel for you, @aliranger29. I just got bills for back surgery and would be sunk without @CNN insurance. Speaking as human, not journalist. https://t.co/ZBBywuH2H8

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I was a reporter at a small newspaper called the Florida Flambeau.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes! A 1939 Remington. A 1979 IBM. And various IBM selectrics.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

To let the truth be known to the world.