Lucky husband; proud father; political, data, NASA, and govt reporter; Reds, Spurs, suspense novels & movies, rock & blues fan.

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Scott Powers covers statewide politics in Florida for and, with emphasis on Central Florida, Congressional, and space-industry related news.
A 1981 journalism graduate of Ohio University, he spent more than 30 years working for newspapers in Texas, Ohio and ...

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Reporter for a chain of weekly suburban newspapers in and around Columbus, Ohio.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Of course. I'm of that age.

How is social media changing news?

It's blending news, information and misinformation into one big bucket of yuck.