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Sean McCarthy

Omaha, NE
Freelance Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  immigration, music history, pop culture, politics, historical profiles, human rights, music reviews
Doesn't Cover: nascar, sports

Freelance journalist who has a vested interest in keeping the institution of journalism thriving.

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I am fortunate to write about two of my biggest passions: music and news.

I am a staff writer for the Omaha-Weekly Reader. Topics I have written about include human rights, historical profiles, and immigration.

In addition, I have been a contributor to PopMatters since 2010. At PopMatters, I ha...

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@SeanLMcCarthy — 218 followers, 640 tweets

One of the better rock bios I've reviewed: Lou Reed Gets the Gritty '70s-era New York Treatment in 'A Life' 
RT @The_Cranberries: We are devastated on the passing of our friend Dolores. She was an extraordinary talent and we feel very privileged…
Vinal discovery of the day: @blackalicious_ 's "Blazing Arrow" - but the instrumental-only version. Absolutely gobsmacked at how much this version reveals of their 2002 masterpiece.
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Staff reporter for the Daily Nebraskan.

Have you ever used a typewriter?


How is social media changing news?

Social media is making the audience active participants in your reporting.