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Jason Whong

Maryland, USA

I keep @MDDailyRecord fresh and geek the news tech for @BridgeTowerMed. Alum of @stargazette, @pressconnects; Grad @ICParkSchool. Photo, Mac nerd. RT≠agree. 미국.

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Jason Whong has worked in daily news environments since 2004. He has been a clerk, a photographer, a reporter and a digital editor. He has also written freelance articles for technology publications since 2001.

Currently: Digital Editor at The Daily Record.

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"But, for goodness’ sake, please stop getting your news mainly from Twitter and Facebook. In the long run, you and everyone else will be better off."  https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/07/technology/two-months-news-newspapers.html 
RT @MDDailyRecord: “Single-payer health care is not that scary,” said Del. Kirill Reznik, D-Montgomery. “The vast majority of our stat… https://t.co/ScIiFaLxZo
A federal court found that he "provided discovery documents “in a soiled envelope that had the strong odor of excrement” in one case:  http://thedailyrecord.com/2018/03/05/baltimore-attorney-disbarred/ 
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Not counting freelance work, I started as a clerk.

Have you ever used a typewriter?


How is social media changing news?

Do you need my opinion on this?


John Jay / H.F. Guggenheim Reporting Fellowship

2014 - Criminal Justice Reporting
Selected based on merit and on a reporting proposal to attend the Ninth Annual Harry Frank Guggenheim Symposium on Crime in America in February 2014 at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice, by the college's Center on Media, Crime and Justice.

Best of Gannett competition: second place

2012 - Watchdog Journalisim
For systematically chronicling a long history of failure to monitor safety and fire alarm issues at Elmira's First Arena for the Star-Gazette.