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Rob Waters

San Francisco Bay Area
Freelance Health Writer — Freelance

Journalist writing on health, mental health, science, public health. Forbes blogger. Father. From Detroit, live in Berkeley.

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Biography

Journalist and travel writer Rob Waters writes about health, science, criminal justice and world culture. He contributes to STAT, an Internet-based health and science publication started by the Boston Globe. He covered biotechnology for Bloomberg News, was a senior editor at WebMD, contributing e...

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The Coca-Cola Network: Soda Giant Mines Connections With Officials And Scientists To Wield Influe...

The Coca-Cola Network: Soda Giant Mines Connections With Officials And Scientists To Wield Influe...

Articles by Rob Waters | AlterNet, Forbes, HuffPost Journalist | Muck Rack | Muck Rack

Articles by Rob Waters | AlterNet, Forbes, HuffPost Journalist | Muck Rack | Muck Rack

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@robwaters001 — 527 followers, 187 tweets

I had the sad pleasure of writing this piece about the amazing Sandy Close and her 48-year stint running Pacific News Service and New America Media -- and helping young people find their voice in print. https://t.co/QYlpkOJVkv
To paraphrase #scoopNisker, if you don't like the price of insulin, go out and make some of your own. These biohackers are trying. https://t.co/V645PKLVQL
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Editor of the Tenderloin Times -- I was 24.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, I even published a newspaper using typewritten copy.

How is social media changing news?

Makes it easier to find sources and disseminate stories -- and a lot harder to be break through all the noise.