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Ryan Briggs

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Funky West Philly
Reporter — City & State PA
Covers:  politics, public policy, urban affairs, urban planning, transportation, corruption, history, development

Reports on city & state politics for @cityandstatepa. Subscribe to my AM politics newsletter: goo.gl/n68aId rbriggs@cityandstatepa.com

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Biography

Reporter for the Philadelphia City Paper, covering politics, urban policy, and all things strange in the greatest American city.

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@rw_briggs — 2,717 followers, 7,792 tweets

Sep 22, 2017

@DanaDiFilippo @NewsBurd @PhillyPolice @NotesFromHeL Very true. Public Affairs staffed w/rank and file cops whose instinct is to treat media requests with suspicion/contempt. Hurts the dept IMO

Sep 22, 2017

@MarkBare54 @katiedjennings @mattkatz00 Pretty good that page one of @mattkatz00's book enshrines Christie's bullying press deflections. Pretty bad the Gov hasn't changed since. https://t.co/XUBrsO1LW8

Sep 21, 2017

RT @davidminpdx: Journalists uncover massive slush fund at Philly DA's Office funded by civil asset forfeiture. Just breathtaking.…

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Writing for a now-inactive blog called "Metropolis".

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Never to produce a news article.

How is social media changing news?

Mostly by becoming the principal way people search for and receive news.