10 Journalists to Follow in 2016

It’s January 19th. Those New Years resolutions may be beginning to test your time, energy, and strength. But, keeping up with what’s going on shouldn’t fall off your to-do list. Social media can be your greatest tool: everything from keeping your personal life in order to staying in the know. It’s time to revamp your feed and start following these 10 journalists to catch everything from unfolding global crises to the latest in the tech world.

  1. Pete Cashmore
    Twitter: @Mashable
    Keep up with the latest breaking news in everything from politics to In-N-Out burgers with this account run by Founder and CEO of Mashable.

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    Tweeted Tue., Jan., 2016.
  2. Ann Curry, News Anchor/Correspondent at NBC News
    Facebook: Ann Curry
    Ann Curry shares insights and stories pertaining to human rights and justice issues, with a plethora of articles spanning from site’s you might frequently read to the more obscure.
  3. Kevin Cobb, Runs website “Overheard in the Newsroom”.
    Twitter: @OHNewsroom
    This account is for the journalism junkies out there – Every wanted to know what working in a newsroom is really like? Explore the lighter side of the news here.
  4. Gregory Korte, USA Today’s Whitehouse Correspondent
    Facebook: Gregory Korte
    Korte will keep your newsfeed full with to-the-minute White House news.

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    White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest featured on Gregory Korte’s Facebook account Mon., Jan., 2016.


  5. Mona Eltahawy, New York Times Opinion Columnist
    Twitter: @monaeltahawy
    Columnist, author of Headscarves & Hymens, and self-proclaimed feminist writer, Eltahawy is one to watch. Eltahawy is constantly engaging on Twitter, providing insights through a Muslim and feminist lens.
  6. Brian Stelter, Senior Media Correspondent and Host of “Reliable Sources” at CNN
    Facebook: Brian Stelter
    Get your news from a critical perspective: Stelter briefs show, “Reliable Sources” for you.
  7. Joanna Stern, Wall Street Journal Personal Technology Columnist
    Twitter: @JoannaStern

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    Joanna Stern in New York City Tue., Jan., 2016.Never fear about making conversation with your tech-savvy friends again. Joanna Stern makes her adventures as a Technology Columnist accessible for the beginner to the advanced.
  8. Glenn Beck, The Blaze
    Facebook: Glenn Beck
    Whether you agree with his political views or not, you’ll find plenty political food for thought to fuel your next conversation.
  9. Rob Harris, Sports Reporter for The Associated Press
    Twitter: Rob Harris
    Harris goes more in depth than your typical sports coverage – learn more about the politics and finances of the game too.
  10. Brian Kilmeade, Co-host of Fox & Friends, Host of Kilmeade & Friends
    Facebook: Brian Kilmeade
    Dubbed, “news you can use,” Kilmeade’s account takes you behind the scenes of Fox news.

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