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Istanbul
Freelance Journalist
Covers:  Islam, Literature, Urbanism, Arts, Urban Planning, Urban Sustainability, Media, Film, Civic Tech, Democracy Building, Innovation, Food And Drink, Design, Istanbul

At congested intersection of Turkey, ME and Muslim world, cities, media, culture + more, for Atlantic, Guardian, National, NYT, et al; editor for IFC/World Bank

David Lepeska's Biography

Award-winning journalist and multi-media reporter, have published print, photo, video and radio stories from around the world for outlets as diverse as the NY Times, The Economist, Financial Times, The Guardian, Columbia Journalism Review, Christian Science Monitor, Atlantic Cities, Next American City, Chicago magazine, New York Post, and others.

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Commonwealth Press Words & Images Award

2007 - Top Annual story in CPQ
The Commonwealth Press Union's Words & Images Award went annually to the best reported story in its now-defunct publication, Commonwealth Press Quarterly.

What was your first job as a journalist?

First paid position? Senior reporter for the Kashmir Observer, in Srinagar, Kashmir, India.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

For work? No. For fun/nostalgia? Yep.
Aug 29, 2014

Music to Davutoglu's ears | “They’re just Arab countries by name:" Gazan refugee in Turkey tells @dalia_mortada globalpost.com/dispatch/news/…

Aug 29, 2014

Speaking of #ISIS, British PM Cameron warns of "gaps in our armoury," our pantry, and our underwear huffingtonpost.co.uk/2014/08/29/dav…

Aug 29, 2014

That'll do it. RT @JSchanzer: I'm raising the threat level to very, very. very scary.

Aug 29, 2014

If Michael Sam wants to fit into the NFL, he needs to cut the shy act and gay it up: @TheDailyShow mic.com/articles/97630… @micnews



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