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West Wing Reports

was nominated for a Shorty Award!


West Wing Report is produced by independent journalist Paul Brandus, an accredited member of the White House press corps, and the White House Correspondents Association. Working on his own, he provides reports for a variety of media outlets around the United States and overseas. Prior to creating West Wing Report (WWR), Paul spent many years on Wall Street and in network television. He was a producer and senior editor at NBC News, CNBC and helped launch MSNBC in 1996, where he supervised 20 writers. He was also senior prime time producer at Fox News Channel and a reporter for WTOP Radio, the all news station in Washington. Mr. Brandus also spent five years in Moscow. After working at the United States Embassy during the collapse of the Soviet Union, he became a correspondent for NBC Radio and the award-winning business and economics program “Marketplace.” In addition to traveling extensively across the former U.S.S.R., he has traveled to 53 countries on five continents and has reported from, among other places Iraq, Chechnya, China and Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. He began his career as a U.S. Senate staffer.

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The Shorty Interview with West Wing Reports

What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?

"Thank you" "Appreciate it"

What are some big Twitter faux pas?

Rudeness and assorted incivility.

What inspires you to tweet?

People are busy and consume content faster and in short bursts. I find Twitter to be an excellent vehicle for this.

Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?

#Civility #Politeness #Cooperation

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January 10, 2014

I nominate @WestWingReport for a Shorty Award in #journalist because... Paul brings insight to DC Politics and more.

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