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Murrey Jacobson

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Washington DC
National Affairs Editor, NewsHour — PBS
As seen in: PBS
Covers:  business, sports., economy, health, technology, education, science news
Doesn't Cover: medical devices, consumer gadgets

I'm the National Affairs Editor at PBS NewsHour, cover all manner of domestic stories including economics & business, health, energy and education

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Biography

I oversee coverage of economics and business, health policy and medicine, science and tech, education, and a variety of other subjects. At the moment, my beats are as far ranging as ebola, the long road back on economic recovery and tough job market, Affordable Care Act, the battles over public s...

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RT @LisaDNews: WHAT SCHUMER DIDNT SAY: it is utterly unclear if House will take up Sen immigration bill. Or what president would s… https://t.co/yQEKGNWaXc
RT @LisaDNews: SCHUMER: the GOP leader and I have come to an arrangement. Dems will vote to reopen government, and expect votes on our DACA bill.
RT @JudyWoodruff: .@SenSchumer: "I expect the Majority Leader to fulfill his commitment to the Senate. If he does not, and I expect h… https://t.co/WZ8xpV75o3
RT @NewsHour: .@PBS @NewsHour is on the ground in Vegas for the Women's March: #PowerToThePolls. Follow our coverage on @Instagram at @newshour.
RT @CBSNews: "As long as Stephen Miller is in charge of negotiating immigration, we are going nowhere." Sen. Lindsey Graham blam… https://t.co/o7GsVQ8VWV
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Stringer at a daily paper in suburban Chicago/Reporter at City News Bureau

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes!

How is social media changing news?

Much easier to slip up and type something you shouldn't. But infinitely faster to keep up with what's changing and to follow news anywhere