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Russ Baker

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New York, NY -- but often on the road
Editor-In-Chief — Who What Why
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Biography

Russ Baker is the founder and editor-in-chief for the news organization WhoWhatWhy. He is the author of the best-selling work of investigative history, Family of Secrets: the Bush Dynasty, America's Invisible Government and the Hidden History of the Last Fifty Years. Baker has worked for and with...

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@whowhatwhy — 23,962 followers, 48,164 tweets

Dec 10, 2017

#Votersuppression might make the difference on whether a credibly-accused child molester — who said the last time America was great was before the Civil War — gets elected in #Alabama. https://t.co/W4Cvjzl3uC

Dec 10, 2017

A quick daily visit to our Trump-Russia feed will keep you up to date on what many are calling "the story of our ti…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/940025191308103683 

Dec 10, 2017

What do DMV offices have to do with Tuesday’s special Senate election in #Alabama?  http://bit.ly/2iLomgT 

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I was a stringer for the Christian Science Monitor in New York City

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Journalism school! They also were phasing in computers back then....stone age

How is social media changing news?

The impact is still unclear. It is making news more responsive but also generating a lot of chaos and misinformation.