ABOUT The News Station

The News Station ia a national alt-weekly. Our writers – who are untamable but always honest – know their local communities and that their communities are a lot like yours

Consider us your oasis from the noise. We’re here to unflinchingly show you how the gears really work inside of burgeoning industries and the halls of power in Washington and statehouses from coast to coast.

With an ever-expanding team of creative contributors nationwide, The News Station steadily breaks news that other outlets don’t. Industry and politics is often overshadowed by noise; negativity and posturing that parade about your screens. We’re here to cut through the rhetoric and instead present meaningful reporting and analysis. We do this by bringing you closer to the entrepreneurs, artists, activists, community leaders, and even some politicians who make America the unique experiment it continues to be.

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Managing Editor

Based in Washington, Matt Laslo is a veteran political and music reporter. Since 2006, he’s been a contributor with VICE News, VICE News Tonight HBO, The Daily Beast, Rolling Stone, Playboy, Billboard, The Atlantic, NPR, etc. He’s taught journalism at Boston University (MA) and The University of Maryland (BA). And he teaches political communications at The Johns Hopkins University MA in Government and Public Policy program. He can be found on most all social media platforms as @MattLaslo.

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