Andrew Smith is now a reporter for Newsday. He has been a reporter and editor for more than 25 years at several newspapers, including Newsday and The Times-Picayune in New Orleans. He has covered courts, transportation, several troubled nuclear power plants, a nuclear weapons laboratory and politics and government. He and Earl Lane won the White House Correspondents Association award for national reporting for their series on nuclear waste disposal and he was part of Newsday's coverage of the Flight 800 disaster, which won the Pulitzer Prize. Smith contributed a chapter to "Displacing Place: Mobile Communication in the 21st Century," a book on how mobile technologies are affecting the way people live and work. He also once wrote a story on deadline that rhymed, including the quotes.
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