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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.
Jul 31, 2014

Indecent American. RT @wellsla: I went out in public yesterday & I #laughed! #Turkey

Jul 31, 2014

Conflating and demonizing the other doesn't make for smart policy, can lead to strategic missteps @bungdan csmonitor.com/World/Security… #Gaza

Jul 31, 2014

@Nervana_1 Not really an alliance as much as enemy of my enemy...

Jul 31, 2014

Anti-Semitism on rise in Europe: In Berlin rallies, a chilling echo of Germany's past @Anthony_Faiola washingtonpost.com/world/the-isra… #Gaza

Jul 31, 2014

Crucial point missing from story: were the Bangladeshi strawberry pickers killed? Only says 4 badly injured @guardian theguardian.com/world/2014/jul…

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