Michael McFall on Muck Rack

Michael McFall

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Los Angeles, CA
Reporter — Salt Lake Tribune
Covers:  crime, utah, breaking news, public safety, cold cases, weather, courts, forensic science

Associate director of digital communications at @WhittierCollege

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Biography

A reporter who is always hungry for breaking news.

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@MikeyPanda — 1,137 followers, 14,797 tweets

I have a hard time remembering most of the characters' names on DARK, except for the missing boys because their names are almost Mads Mikkelsen, who looks almost exactly like the detective.
Plunging my head into this show is my strategy for avoiding all of your LAST JEDI spoilers.
I am willing to bet that roughly 60 percent of the reviews of the show make that analogy.
The black hole metaphor in DARK is apt because the show sucks you in and doesn't let go.
The black hole metaphors in dark are very apt because the show sucks you in and does not let go.
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Newspaper reporter. I'll always be grateful toward my bosses for hiring me at a time when jobs, in particular newspaper jobs, were scarce.

How is social media changing news?

It's turned every organization into a breaking news outlet. You are always right on deadline, and everyone in the world is your competitor.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Tintin. Sometimes he's too involved and becomes the story, but he chases a lead to the ends of the earth. That's passion.

Awards

Society of Professional Journalists Award

2008 - Best News Feature
The SPJ Region 9 Award for Best News Feature at the college level, for my feature piece “Foreign doctors cannot practice” for "The Daily Utah Chronicle."