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Luis Gomez

Los Angeles, CA
Engagement Editor and Writer — The San Diego Union-Tribune
Covers:  social media, nonprofit, journalism, media industry, online news, public media, startups, investigative journalism
Doesn't Cover: fashion, food, auto, sports

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Editor and business reporter at the Investigative News Network (INN). I cover the nonprofit journalism industry, focusing on innovation experiments to generate revenue in public media.

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@jfmailander @ValerieOsier @uscityplanner Journalists are aware of this. But there is a mountain of other pressures to journalists that most people are not privy to. But that is why media transparency -- about process and ethics -- is more important than ever. Point remains the same: pay for your news
RT @ValerieOsier: Ever wonder why the local paper won't cover something? It's because they physically can't most of the time, even if they…
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RT @dgtedford: These news websites and publications, which I work for, are the only places covering numerous communities throughout SoCal.…
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What was your first job as a journalist?

I was a general reporter at the Naples Daily News in Florida.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. My father had an old typewriter when he was an accountant in Mexico.

How is social media changing news?

Social media is enabling news to be more shareable, more democratic.