Top Journalist Reddit IAmA's http://www.topiama.com/cat/journalist The latest Journalist IAmA's collected from Reddit JournalistI’m Bill Hudson, a reporter for WCCO-TV in Minneapolis. I was in the courtroom when the Officer Yanez was found not guilty of manslaughter after he shot Philando Castile during a traffic stop. AMA. http://www.topiama.com/r/6159/im-bill-hudson-a-reporter-for-wccotv-in The shooting of Philando Castille gained national attention when the aftermath was streamed live on Facebook – promoting protests in the Twin Cities and across the county. After days of deliberations, the jury found the officer involved in the shooting not guilty on all counts. I’ve been a reporter with WCCO-TV since 1989, and covered this trial since it started. Ask me all of your questions about the trial, testimonies and verdict reactions. For background, here’s WCCO’s full story on the trial: http://cbsloc.al/2s3kz2f as well as a timeline from the shooting to the trial: http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2017/06/14/timeline-philando-castile-jeronimo-yanez/

Update - Thank you everyone for your very thoughtful questions. Very engaging discussion and one I am sure will continue for a long time. I have to be honest and tell you this was among the most difficult trials I have covered in my career. Nobody feels good about the situation! Thank you all.

Proof: https://i.redd.it/e2uzg9ur5v4z.jpg

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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 0:00:00 EDT
I rowed across the Atlanitc AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/6132/i-rowed-across-the-atlanitc-ama In December of 2015 I rowed across the Atlantic Ocean with a friend from college. It took us 58 days 5 hours and 6 minutes. All questions are welcome! -Also, apparently I can't spell. Sorry for the title.

Me Proof and More proof YouTube Imgur1 Imgur2

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Sun, 11 Jun 2017 0:00:00 EDT
We are the creators of narwhal for reddit on iOS AUA! http://www.topiama.com/r/6075/we-are-the-creators-of-narwhal-for-reddit-on-ios /u/charliewonders and myself are the developer/designer duo behind narwhal for reddit (http://getnarwhal.com/) /r/getnarwhal

We saw the request in https://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/6d1b1l/ama_request_those_who_have_created_the_more/dhzxtb2/?context=3 and we are here to answer any questions you have!

We launched narwhal for reddit a couple years ago as a fresh design take on reddit for iOS 7. Since then, we've been improving it to be a gesture-based efficient and simple viewer of all reddit content

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Wed, 24 May 2017 0:00:00 EDT
JournalistI am an Alabama-based Weird News Reporter who writes about seriously weird stuff, like haunted asylums and Bigfoot. AMA http://www.topiama.com/r/6058/i-am-an-alabamabased-weird-news-reporter-who I’m Kelly Kazek (Kay-zick). My title is Weird News Reporter and humor columnist for AL.com. That means I actually get paid to write about things like World’s Largest roadside attractions, car-part art, Bigfoot, haunted mental asylums and more. Although my AL.com stories are mostly about Alabama, I also write a lot about the South and I’ve visited weird sites across the country. I am also the author of 8 books and have a blog at KellyKazek.com. You can follow me on Twitter at @kellykazek.

I was a single mom for 20 years after my Baby Girl’s father died, and I remarried in October 2016. Sweetums is a 6-foot-7 Bigfoot enthusiast and we had a Weird Road Trip-themed wedding with a roadside attractions cake.

Proof: Here I am with the Sasquatch statue in my garden.

Ask Me Anything!

UPDATE at 7:20 p.m.: You guys are so good at asking questions. My arm is about to fall off! I will check back some over the weekend and answer some more. Thank you so much.

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Fri, 19 May 2017 0:00:00 EDT
Journalist-LiveHi there! We’re /u/washingtonpost. More specifically, we are seven journalists who work at The Washington Post and who post (or lurk!) on reddit often for work and personal use. Ask Us Anything! http://www.topiama.com/r/6049/hi-there-were-uwashingtonpost-more-specifically Ask us (almost) anything about how we do our jobs, the journalism industry, how we use reddit, or what The Post will be doing with our user profile. Or just chat with us about reddit and the internet -- we love both things as much as you do.

Here’s who's answering questions today, and what they cover:

We’ll be replying as this account, but we’ll clearly mark who’s saying what. Now let’s talk. Ask us anything!

Proof: Group selfie of six of us

And here's Chris who works out of the office.

UPDATE: It's 3 p.m.! But we're having so much fun we'll keep answering a few more questions, and even check back later today too.

Thanks to everyone for the great questions and conversations. We all had a ton of fun and we definitely want to do this again. And swing by the /u/washingtonpost profile and let us know what you'd like to see! /u/GenePark will now post an AMA request thread. Let us know who you'd like to talk to.

And don't forget: Next week Friday, May 26 at noon, David Fahrenthold will host an AMA on r/politics! Chat with y'all later. - /u/GenePark

EDIT: How rude of me. Forgot to thank r/IamA for being such gracious hosts.

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Wed, 17 May 2017 0:00:00 EDT
GamingWe are Customer Service Managers for RuneScape & Old School - ask us anything! http://www.topiama.com/r/6053/we-are-customer-service-managers-for-runescape Thank you so much everyone! We've really enjoyed answering your questions and chatting with you all. Until next time...!

Hi everyone,

This week over at /r/RuneScape & /r/2007scape we're running a number of initiatives to increase account security awareness. We thought this was a great opportunity to answer your questions about account security & online safety as we know it can be a hot topic within the community.

Customer Service at Jagex covers a huge range of areas so today we'll be focusing primarily on:

  • Account security features
  • Account recovery & anti-hijacking
  • Rules of RuneScape
  • Offences & appeals
  • Customer experience

For clarity we are:

Mod Stevew - Old School Customer Service Manager

Mod Infinity - RuneScape Customer Service Manager

We'll be here for around 2 hours and look forward to answering your questions. If you're not a RuneScape player please feel free to get involved if you have any Q's around CS in general - we'll do our best to answer. :)

Proof here!

More about RuneScape

More about Old School

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Wed, 17 May 2017 0:00:00 EDT
JournalistWe are members of NPR’s team covering Trump’s financial conflicts of interest, Ask Us Anything! http://www.topiama.com/r/6010/we-are-members-of-nprs-team-covering-trumps My short bio: I am riding the favorite, Classic Empire, in the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 6, at Churchill Downs. Since starting my riding career in 2005 after coming to the U.S. from France, I have won more than 2,300 races and $139-million in purses but never the Kentucky Derby. I will answer questions at noon ET (9a PT) on Tuesday, May 2!

My Proof: http://www.brisnet.com/brisnet_promos/LeparouxAMA.jpg

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Wed, 03 May 2017 0:00:00 EDT
JournalistI am Mike Wilson, editor of The Dallas Morning News, a finalist for the 2017 Pulitzer Prize in Breaking News Reporting -- AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5968/i-am-mike-wilson-editor-of-the-dallas-morning Hi, I’m Mike Wilson, editor of The Dallas Morning News. Ask me anything.

UPDATE: That's all, everybody! Thanks so much for joining in and asking your questions. If you like what we do, you can subscribe to The Dallas Morning News for as low as $1.75/week as part of the 175 years celebration of A.H. Belo. Join us this Friday at 10:30 a.m. CST for an AMA with publisher Jim Moroney.

UPDATE: Mike is at his desk and ready to go.

I’ll be answering questions for about an hour beginning at 2:45 p.m. CT.

Proof: https://i.redd.it/0aqrxhvpm6sy.jpghttps://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/664yyl/i_am_mike_wilson_editor_of_the_dallas_morning/?sort=new#

Our staff at The Dallas Morning News was recently named a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Breaking News Reporting for coverage of the ambush on police in downtown Dallas last July.

Our coverage: https://www.dallasnews.com/news/dallas-ambush/collection/coverage-dallas-police-ambush-named-pulitzer-prize-finalist

We’re also celebrating 175 years of our parent company, A.H. Belo and bringing news to Texas.

dallasnews.com | Twitter

https://twitter.com/dallasnews/status/852998708505567232

https://www.dallasnews.com/news/dallas/2017/04/10/ask-dallas-join-editor-publisher-reddit-ama

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Tue, 18 Apr 2017 0:00:00 EDT
ScienceIamA a Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Boston University (Helen Tager-Flusberg). I have been doing research on autism for over 40 years..... AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5960/iama-a-professor-of-psychological-and-brain My short bio: I’m Helen Tager-Flusberg, Director of the Center for Autism Research Excellence at Boston University. I do research on development, brains and behavioral impairments (especially language and communication) in autism and I’m here today, during Autism Awareness Month, to talk about it. For more on my work, check out my lab’s website: http://www.bu.edu/autism/. Ask me anything!

My Proof: https://www.bu.edu/autism/home/center-director/

http://imgur.com/a/xfvPd

**** Leaving again for dinner but will check in again tomorrow.****

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Fri, 14 Apr 2017 0:00:00 EDT
JournalistIamA Cannabis Journalist covering the Washington D.C. Cannabis industry AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5954/iama-cannabis-journalist-covering-the-washington Peter Joseph is an American-born social critic and activist who has lectured around the world on the subject of cultural sustainability. Once deemed “The Herald of Occupy Wall Street” for his tacit prediction of inevitable global uprisings against inequality and economic injustice, his extensive media work has been translated into over 130 languages and experienced by 250 million people.

Proof: https://twitter.com/ZeitgeistFilm/status/850371366670843904

FINAL NOTE (for now): I want to thank everybody for an excellent five hour exchange. Unfortunately I have to go now but I really appreciate people's questions and I hope I could be of some service. I will try to find time to also address existing questions that I could not get to over the next week or so. Thanks again!

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Tue, 11 Apr 2017 0:00:00 EDT
JournalistWe’re the Florida reporters who looked into 827 state police shootings and tried to explain WHY COPS SHOOT. We created an online database for you to explore. Ask us anything http://www.topiama.com/r/5951/were-the-florida-reporters-who-looked-into-827 Our short bio: We’re Ben Montgomery and Neil Bedi, reporters at the Tampa Bay Times. We just published a project studying six years of Florida police shootings. Our main story looked into the different circumstances that led to the 827 shootings and ways to avoid the violence. A separate interactive story looked at the least violent people shot and the racial breakdowns of specific questionable circumstances. We have videos looking at specific cases the main story dives into. And, for PROOF, we published a database of every case, and built it so each one is treated as its own story.

Handles:

  • /u/BenjiMontgomery - Reporter
  • /u/NeilBedi - Reporter/Web developer (Connie Humburg, our database expert will also be available to answer though one of us)

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Mon, 10 Apr 2017 0:00:00 EDT
JournalistI’m CNN Sr. International Correspondent Clarissa Ward. I got a rare, unfiltered look at the life and mind of an ISIS soldier. AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5936/im-cnn-sr-international-correspondent-clarissa My short bio: I spent time profiling and getting to know an ISIS soldier for a CNN Documentary "ISIS: Behind the Mask," airing Friday at 10pm ET on CNN. 28-year-old Younnes Delefortie looks like many young Belgians, but this former alter boy joined ISIS in Syria and is now back on the streets of Belgium. Ask me anything about my encounter with Delefortie, his radicalization, journey to Syria and back, or anything in general about ISIS.

Read more about it here: http://www.cnn.com/interactive/2017/03/europe/isis-behind-the-mask/index.html

My Proof: https://twitter.com/clarissaward/status/847824061786882048

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Fri, 31 Mar 2017 0:00:00 EDT
JournalistI'm Dan Diamond, a POLITICO reporter tracking the health care fight. AMA away. http://www.topiama.com/r/5910/im-dan-diamond-a-politico-reporter-tracking-the Hey redditors! I'm Dan Diamond, the author of POLITICO's daily health care column and host of our weekly health policy and politics podcast. And I'm at the Capitol today, covering the health care debate.

Things are moving quickly on Republicans' plan to change the health system, and many readers have told me they're nervous about what it means for them. I've also interviewed congressmen, had extensive conversations with current and former White House officials, and sat down with experts and patients around the country.

I'm happy to take questions on anything — but I'm especially ready to talk the state of play for the GOP health bill, myths vs. facts on the ACA, and bigger issues for the U.S. health care system.

Update: I've been AMAing with one eye and working with the other, but given the breaking news, I need both at this point! Thanks so much for making this so interesting. And the r/politics folks invited me to do an AMA next Friday 3/31, and I'm looking forward to coming back.

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Fri, 24 Mar 2017 0:00:00 EDT
JournalistIamA CNN’s senior tech correspondent who recently watched the real life “her” being built in a sex robot factory and spoke to a woman who brought her dead friend back to life with AI.. it’s like the show Black Mirror.. but it’s real. http://www.topiama.com/r/5907/iama-cnns-senior-tech-correspondent-who-recently Hi, I’m Laurie Segall. I have a show that just launched called Mostly Human. Think real-life Black Mirror. Or perhaps a bit Westworld. The series tackles our increasingly complicated relationship with technology. I interviewed a woman who is in love with a robot, explored a sex robot factory where they’re building the real-life “her,” spoke with a woman who brought her dead best friend back to life through artificial intelligence (in the form of a chatbot), and hung out in hacker circles to better understand the first hacker to be killed in a drone strike. Mostly Human also took me inside a psychiatric ward where they’re using minority report like technology on patients. Now is the time to start asking some uncomfortable questions, like, who’s in control.. us or the algorithms? Is human connection needed for happiness? Mostly Human is a series based off a simple concept: We are the beta test. Ask me anything.

Proof: http://money.cnn.com/mostly-human/dead-irl/ Proof: https://twitter.com/LaurieSegallCNN/status/842790234396020736

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Fri, 17 Mar 2017 0:00:00 EDT
JournalistIamA Journalist Tim Pool, founding member of VICE NEWS, I recently returned from Sweden investigating the alleged migrant crime wave. AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5887/iama-journalist-tim-pool-founding-member-of-vice Howdy all, My name is Tim Pool. In the past I worked for VICE and Fusion. My work has been featured internationally, in film and TV, though most of my work today is on Social Media.

I do not work for Vice or Fusion anymore, fyi. I am totally independent now.

Recently Donald Trump made statements about Sweden that sparked an international conversation. In light of this I decided to travel to Sweden to investigate for myself. The decision didn't come without controversy as many journalists told me I was following a fake news story and to let Swedish Journalists report their own news.

Needless to say what I found was interesting and in reality "closer to the middle" in regards to the left/right narrative.

Feel free to ask me anything about this or whatever.

Subscribe to my channel on Youtube - http://bit.ly/TimcastYT Follow me on Twitter - http://Twitter.com/Timcast Follow me on Instagram - http://Instagram.com/Timcast

Proof - https://twitter.com/Timcast/status/842082731878191104

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Wed, 15 Mar 2017 0:00:00 EDT