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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

Reporting on PA politics and policy for @cityandstatepa. Get our newsletter here: 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 — 3,126 followers, 9,175 tweets

RT @CityAndStatePA: After a year of scandals and reform efforts, a number of top unit chiefs have relocated from Philly DAO to work for… https://t.co/qtCTbqhAUT
Lots of good tidbits in here. Seth Williams chaos and uncertainty about Krasner have led an increasing number of top Philly DA staff to seek shelter at the AG's office  http://www.cityandstatepa.com/content/year-uncertainty-sees-top-philly-da-staffers-flee-ag-shapiro 
Just got a request from @espn to use my incredible, moneymaking Eagles tweet on their TV/web platforms lol
You'd think when people talk about Philly sports fans being mean they'd skip Santa and go with the time Flyers fans flipped over a SEPTA bus  https://twitter.com/AviAdelman/status/954057523258109957 
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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.