Patricia Kitchen on Muck Rack

Patricia Kitchen

New York, NY
Digital Reporter — Newsday
As seen in: Newsday, amNewYork
Covers:  the softer side of hard news, weather, social/digital career tips/tools/trends
Doesn't Cover: business, executives, corporate finance

@Newsday digital reporter + tweet on social/digital tips, journalism, weather, oddities + SocMedia doctor at various @sree events; IG:

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I’m a digital reporter on Newsday's news desk. As part of the real-time online team, I write for all platforms, with a focus on weather, as well as the softer side of hard news. A recent hit on the web was a profile of DogVinci, a canine who flunked out of assistance dog training, but found a new...

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RT @dabeard: #Recharge: A thread of stories this week in which people did the right thing, spoke truth to power and good things…
@GoogleFacts Nice. I know it's a no-brainer for them, but I'm always impressed with how most animals can coordinate four legs instead of two.
Service spiders? Comfort turkeys? A new crackdown, meaning: Your Emotional Support Duck Is Not Welcome in Seat 15C - Bloomberg 
@dabeard You know, I think I should be working more towards that approach. 🙂 Also - I so appreciated what you said last night about highlighting moments/scenarios when things do work. 😀
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How is social media changing news?

News is news, but now through social media channels more people are reporting it, some of whom verify, others not.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

The very vintage Walter Burns and Hildy Johnson in “His Girl Friday” (1940)

What does it mean to be a journalist?

Scanning for what’s new, finding/connecting with people in-the-know, presenting both sides, fact-checking, verifying, correcting when wrong.