Martin Michaels on Muck Rack

Martin Michaels

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Minneapolis, MN
Journalist
As seen in: Mint Press News, OZY
Covers:  minority issues, foreign policy, social justice issues, latin american politics, democracy building, human rights, labor issues

Devoted peacenik, philosopher, and traveler. El pueblo unido...juntos yallah!

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@MMichaels989 — 345 followers, 912 tweets

Sep 26, 2014

A stellar career punctuated by a thrilling walk off win! Thanks to the Captain, #DerekJeter, for skillfully leading the @Yankees.

Aug 11, 2014

RIP #RobinWilliams. We lost a brilliant actor and comedian. Truly one of the best.

Apr 21, 2014

"Man [and woman] first begin to philosophize when the necessities of life are supplied." -Aristotle.

Apr 21, 2014

Princeton study declaring U.S. an oligarchy is compelling, well-researched and not at all surprising. Time for @masslaborparty!

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Working for Mint Press News. I'm actually a political scientist, so news writing is a relatively new venture for me.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes! I remember a time in the early 90's when my family had a typewriter. My father would write letters and I used to practice typing.

How is social media changing news?

It helps to disseminate current events to a broader audience, in different forms.