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Articles by Christine Schmidt

Christine Schmidt is a staff writer at the Lab after having been its 2017 Google News Lab Fellow. As a recent graduate of the University of Chicago, where she studied public policy, her journalism career has been shaped by internships at The Dallas Morning News, Snapchat, and NBC4 in Los Angeles. She hails from Chicago’s Southside Irish.
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