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Articles by Mindy McAdams

Mindy McAdams has been teaching online journalism at the University of Florida since 1999. Previously she was a copy editor at Time magazine and at The Washington Post. She was also the first content developer at Digital Ink, The Washington Post’s first online news site, in 1994.
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