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Mother Jones Adds Two New Reporters 

Mother Jones Adds Two New Reporters 

Mother Jones has hired two new reporters.Ali Breland will cover disinformation, propaganda, and platforms -- quite the undertaking these days. He was previously a Tech Reporter at The Hill, where he covered technology, politics, and other breaking news. Prior to that, Breland was a Web Producer for Politico. The 2014 University of Texas at Austin graduate has also contributed to NPR, Hungry Man, andThe Alcalde. He will be based in DC. Also joining the team is Fernánda Echavarri who will be a Reporter/Producer based in LA covering immigration and identity. She was previously a Producer/Editor at NPR’s Latino USA, where she produced weekly stories and worked on investigative long-form special edition features. Prior to that, Echavarri was a Reporter for Arizona Public Media, where she covered immigration and education for radio, TV, and web. The 2007 University of Arizona graduate began her career as a News Reporter at the Arizona Daily Star.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Names Chief of Staff

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Names Chief of Staff

Mazie Hirono Wants DOJ to Investigate Claims that Facebook Retaliated Against Critics

Mazie Hirono Wants DOJ to Investigate Claims that Facebook Retaliated Against Critics