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Ryan Torok

Home in Pico Robertson. Office in Koreatown
Staff Writer — Jewish Journal (Los Angeles)
Covers:  Anything Jewish and Los Angeles.
Doesn't Cover: Anything not Jewish and not Los Angeles.

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I'm a full-time staff writer at the Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles. I've been on staff at the Journal for more than seven years. I cover a variety of topics on a weekly basis and I write and edit a weekly column titled Moving and Shaking, which acknowledges events, honors and accomplishmen...

What was your first job as a journalist?

My current one.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, at the Fairfax flea market. I told this to a girl who called me pretentious.

How is social media changing news?

People trust it less and think social media is to blame. There is more pressure to produce click-baity news. Headlines are more important.