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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 — 215 followers, 626 tweets

Nov 17, 2017

@Steven_Hyden The Smiths will forever be in the category of "bands I know I should like, but just were never to get into."

Nov 06, 2017

Mark Lanegan's album 'Gargoyle' came out in late April. Still looking like a contender for 'Album of the Year'

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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.