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Bangkok, Thailand
Asia-Pacific Regional Photo Editor — Associated Press
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Covers:  white house, politics, breaking news, capitol hill, financial summits, international diplomacy, presidential campaigns, international news

Associated Press photojournalist & Regional Photo Editor for Asia-Pacific. Bangkok via Washington, Jakarta, New York. Musician, Dad. instagram.com/charlesdharapak

Charles Dharapak's Biography

Charles Dharapak was born in New York City and received degrees in print journalism and economics at New York University. He joined the Associated Press in 1995 as a staff photographer based in Southeast Asia. While in Bangkok he covered the Cambodian civil war and the pro-democracy movement in Burma. He later became AP’s chief photographer and photo editor in Jakarta, Indonesia, where he covered the unrest in the ...

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What was your first job as a journalist?

My first paid gig was freelancing for a neighborhood newspaper in TriBeCa, New York. I got paid $25 for a photograph of a veterinarian.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Of course! Typing class was compulsory in 7th grade. Thank you New York City Public Schools system!

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

The photojournalist as played by Dennis Hopper in Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now.

Lawmakers propose bill to privatize air traffic control - Ottumwa Courier: National News

ottumwacourier.com — WASHINGTON (AP) - Responsibility for the nation's air traffic control operations would shift from the government to a private, nonprofit corporation, under legislation introduced Wednesday. The proposal is part of an overhaul of how Washington oversees the aviation system.

Lawmakers propose bill to privatize air traffic control - The Monitor: AP News

themonitor.com — WASHINGTON (AP) - Responsibility for the nation's air traffic control operations would shift from the government to a private, nonprofit corporation, under legislation introduced Wednesday.

Lawmakers propose bill to privatize air traffic control - Morganton.com | The News Herald: Ap

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Plan to spin off air traffic control generates turbulence - Valley Morning Star : Business News

valleymorningstar.com — WASHINGTON (AP) - The air traffic control system that choreographs the roughly 7,000 aircraft in U.S. skies at any given moment is the most complex, but also one of the safest, in the world - and rarely a thought in the minds of the millions of travelers who rely on it.

Plan to spin off air traffic control generates turbulence - The Monitor: AP News

themonitor.com — WASHINGTON (AP) - The air traffic control system that choreographs the roughly 7,000 aircraft in U.S. skies at any given moment is the most complex, but also one of the safest, in the world - and rarely a thought in the minds of the millions of travelers who rely on it.

Woman who held 30-year vigil outside the White House dies - The Cumberland Times-News: News

times-news.com — WASHINGTON (AP) - Concepcion Picciotto, the protester who maintained a peace vigil outside the White House that was widely considered to be the longest-running act of political protest in U.S. history, has died. The Washington Post reports ( http://wapo.st/23qW3F7) Picciotto died Monday at a housing facility for homeless women.

Muere mujer que protestó por 3 décadas frente a Casa Blanca

rapidcityjournal.com — En esta imagen del 12 de septiembre del 2013 se ve a Concepcion Picciotto con el trasfondo de la Casa Blanca en Washington. La mujer, manifestante que mantuvo una vigilia

Skin-Whitener Ad Showing Actress Wearing Blackface Is Pulled - Indianapolis Recorder Newspaper: News

indianapolisrecorder.com — BANGKOK (AP) - A Thai cosmetics company quickly pulled a video in which an actress wears blackface and promotes a skin-whitener with the slogan: "You just need to be white to win." The retraction did little, however, to stem a debate the ad ignited about the regularity of racist advertisements in the Southeast Asian country.

Thai firm pulls skin whitener ad after social media storm

thestar.com — BANGKOK - A Thai cosmetics company has pulled a video in which an actress wears blackface and promotes a skin-whitener with the slogan: "You just need to be white to win." The online advertisement for the new product called "Snowz" featured porcelain-skinned Thai movie star Cris Horwang talking about being an aging actress in a competitive industry.

South Lawn of White House becomes first lady’s grassy stage - Thomasville Times-Enterprise: News

timesenterprise.com — But to Mrs. Obama, the 6-plus acres of manicured grass and gardens are more than a place to talk about diet and health. It's a symbolic venue for a mother of two from the South Side of Chicago who stepped into the role of presidential spouse with the goal of welcoming more visitors, especially children, to the seat of world power.
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Feb 09, 2016

Strong images by Vincent Yu, Kin Cheung - Lunar New Year clashes in Hong Kong apne.ws/20StRZQ via @AP pic.twitter.com/YsFJSJQFKJ


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