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David DeWitt

David DeWitt

Ohio Capital Journal Editor-in-Chief David DeWitt has more than 15 years experience covering Ohio government, politics and policy, including education, health care, crime and courts, poverty, state and local government, business, labor, energy, environment, and social issues. He has worked for the National Journal, The New York Observer, The Athens NEWS, and Plunderbund.com. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Ohio University’s E.W. Scripps School of Journalism and is a board member of the E.W. Scripps Society of Alumni and Friends. He can be found on Twitter @DC_DeWitt.

COMMENTARY

Happy Pride Month. Bully GOP lawmakers are fixated on assaulting our community | David DeWitt

By: - June 8, 2023

Theirs is a campaign of fear, hate, and intimidation, meant to dismantle 50 years of progress.

COMMENTARY

LGBTQ kids need protection from bullies and violence, not adults targeting and bullying them too

By: - January 26, 2023

LGBTQ people and our allies have to be constantly vocal and vigilant in standing up against the bullies. We are funnier, smarter, and stronger than them.

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A reflection on Charles Dickens and the history and meaning of the season | David DeWitt

By: - December 24, 2022

May blessings be upon us all and may we all count our blessings. In humble gratitude for our fortune, may we extend our blessings to others.