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Rob Pegoraro

Next door to Washington, DC
Freelance Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  digital culture, telecom, gadgets, tech policy, smartphones, consumer electronics, computers, social media, internet
Doesn't Cover: software, enterprise

Journalist covering/often vexed by computers, gadgets and other things that beep. Read: @YahooFinance, @USATODAYtech, elsewhere. Write:

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Rob Pegoraro tries to make sense of computers, consumer electronics, telecom services, the Internet, software and other things that beep or blink through reporting, reviewing and analysis–from 1999 to 2011 as the Washington Post’s tech columnist, now for a variety of online and print outlets. He ...

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@robpegoraro — 17,171 followers, 40,147 tweets

Jan 20, 2017

@saschasegan @B_M_Finnigan As much as I like Obama's record, this goes on it too. Good reforms don't endure if they're built on sand.

Jan 20, 2017

Remember that in four years, this may not seem so bad... when we're nearing the third hour of President Cthulu's inaugural address.

Jan 20, 2017

@ethanklapper He didn't board in first class! I'd say he's earned that.

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Have you ever used a typewriter?

The first keyboard I used was on a manual typewriter, and now I own one myself... largely for ironic purposes.

How is social media changing news?

The conversation with readers about a story no longer starts after you publish that piece; it's now a continuum.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

You're curious, you're in perpetual beta, and your first instinct when something's wrong is to reach for a keyboard (or touchscreen).