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Michael Boren

Covers:  prison system, courts, investigations, crime victims, homicides, indianapolis police, jails, drug addiction

Reporter @phillydotcom (in print: @PhillyInquirer and @PhillyDailyNews). Tips: mboren@phillynews.com. Proud @SyracuseU alumnus

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Michael covers crime and breaking news at night for The Indianapolis Star. He has experience shooting and editing video and has often appeared on camera at breaking news scenes. He also writes narrative pieces on issues such as drug use, inner-city violence and the state's punishment system for d...

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@borenmc — 2,308 followers, 11,567 tweets

Sep 24, 2017

RT @davidmackau: Trump's Saturday: - tweets attacking NFL/NBA: 4 - tweets attacking McCain: 4 - tweets about the 3M+ Puerto Ricans still without power: 0

Sep 24, 2017

Will this angry man A) Wake up incredibly hangover and ask himself, "What was I thinking?" Or B) Be proud of what he said. https://t.co/4RVf1IFKlu

Sep 24, 2017

RT @RyanLizza: Trump has now attacked Jemele Hill, Colin Kaepernick, & Stephen Curry. All have something in common but I can’t quite put my…

Sep 24, 2017

RT @yasminasale: "WE LOVE YOU, LOVE US TOO!" "I HATE YOU!" is an accurately summation of what's happening in this country right now  https://twitter.com/borenmc/status/911997979590000641 

Sep 24, 2017

"Black people, just like me, are still judged by the color of our skin." — Shelton Lee, 36, Eagles can from D.C. (at game with wife, Alexis) https://t.co/12B7lx1lPk

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Breaking news reporter

Have you ever used a typewriter?


How is social media changing news?

It's giving people immediate access to news, and making it more important to break news first -- and accurately -- online.


Finalist for in-depth reporting

2012 - In-depth reporting
Gannett's third-quarter Awards of Excellence; finalist for in-depth reporting category: For a moving piece on the devastating impact heroin has had on families and small towns in Indiana. Judges said: "Reporter Michael Boren did a masterful job of weaving together details about the tragic death of 18-year-old Cierra Adams, and how heroin has changed life for many in small towns across the Hoosier state. The video accompanying the story was dramatic and well done."