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Michael Andersen is a contributor to the Nieman Journalism Lab. He was the founder of Portland Afoot, a nonprofit startup covering low-car life in Portland, Ore., and he writes about local-news entrepreneurship at oldforestnewtrees.com. He is currently an editor with BikePortland.org. He studied at Grinnell College and Northwestern; he’s impersonated a metal thief, a terrorist, and a panhandler; and he’s a pretty big fan of bread. Send yeast packets to mike.andersen@gmail.com.
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