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Ryan Torok

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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.

Reporter, Mover & Shaker and Calendar Editor @JewishJournal | Send tips, comments and feedback to ryant@jewishjournal.com muckrack.com/ryan-torok\

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Biography

I'm a full-time staff writer at the Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles. I've been on staff at the Journal since 2010. I cover a variety of topics on a weekly basis. I write and edit a weekly column titled Moving and Shaking, which acknowledges events, honors and accomplishments in the local Je...

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As debate continues over the fate of Dreamers, an Israeli Dreamer faces deportation.  https://fb.me/9mVeaVsfb 
@jackantonoff Hey how about speaking to your colleague @lorde about her cancellation of her show in Israel? If Radiohead can perform there, surely Lorde can no?
Breaking from his predecessors in the executive branch, @realDonaldTrump said on Wednesday morning at the @WhiteHouse the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. "I have determined it is time to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel."
Please email your mensch nominations to ryant@jewishjournal.com. Many thanks! https://t.co/e9ZkGiVxE8
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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.