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Leigh Cuen

Tel Aviv
Covers:  diversity, solutions journalism, art, environment, social justice

Writer. Library addict. Analyst at @Vocativ. Past bylines incl. @AJEnglish, @Jerusalem_Post & @Salon

Leigh Cuen's Biography

International journalist and multimedia specialist, with a wide range of experience in media and publishing. Able to work on own initiative and with others as part of a team. Proven leadership skills include managing and collaborating with teams in both newspaper design and investigative reporting. Dedicated to maintaining high quality standards in writing, researching, media production and editing. My work has been published in Spanish, Italian, English, Hebrew and Arabic ...

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AeroMexico Barred Sikh Designer Waris From Flying To NYFW, Sparks Outrage

vocativ.com — AeroMexico has apologized for an offense that proved a nightmare for both Sikh designer Waris Ahluwalia and whatever poor soul is charged with manning the airline's social media accounts. Thousands of people flooded airline carrier AeroMexico's social media accounts with complaints after the airline barred Sikh fashion model and designer Waris Ahluwalia from boarding a flight to New York on Monday, citing his refusal to remove his turban in public.

These Were America's Five Favorite Super Bowl Foods

vocativ.com — If you went to a Super Bowl party on Sunday night you might have dug into at hearty bowl of dip, licked your fingers after those wings or had a few too many slices of a pepperoni pie. It's all part of the food-focused Super Bowl tradition.

Fans Hail Beyoncé's 'Formation' As Black Lives Matter Anthem

vocativ.com — Beyoncé new single "Formation," released on Saturday night, is being hailed by her fans as a black power anthem and public declaration that she supports the Black Lives Matter movement. Vocativ used our technology to analyze over 30,000 tweets that mentioned "Beyoncé" from midnight to 2 a.m.

San Francisco Super Bowl Security Inflames Local Tensions

vocativ.com — Sunday brings the Super Bowl to the Bay Area-and, kind of predictably, San Franciscans aren't too jazzed about the most American of Sundays. Days in advance of the spectacle, residents are complaining about prep for the big game, especially the heightened security in place for the one million expected visitors.

Chipotle Fans Celebrate End Of E. Coli Outbreak

vocativ.com — The nightmare is over. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced on Monday that two E. coli outbreaks linked to Chipotle restaurants "appear to be over"-prompting a wave of celebrations among customers eager to get their hands on a burrito. The fast food company's shares also immediately spiked, seeing a four percent increase.

Vanessa Hudgens Stole The Show As ‘Rizzo’ In Grease Live

vocativ.com — On Sunday night, Fox broadcast "Grease: Live!"-a three-hour adaption of the 1971 musical "Grease,"featuring Broadway star Aaron Tveit as Danny Zuko and Julianne Hough, best known as the two-time champion of "Dancing With The Stars," playing Sandy. But it was Vanessa Hudgens' performance as Pink Ladies ringleader Rizzo that had fans buzzing online.

These Five Films Ruled Sundance 2016

vocativ.com — Coming on the heels of the #OscarsSoWhite backlash, all eyes were on the Sundance Film Festival to see which movies would make a splash this year. And if online buzz is any indication, the Academy might want to take note of the 2016 Sundance standouts.

More People Cared About A Finger Up The Butt Than Kanye West's Twitter Fit

Donald Trump Fans Attack Megyn Kelly With Sexist Slurs

vocativ.com — Since Donald Trump announced he wouldn't take part in Thursday's GOP debate over his dislike of Megyn Kelly, Trump's fans reacted just as expected: by unleashing a vile torrent of sexist rage against the Fox News anchor.

Donald Trump Fans Attack Megyn Kelly With Sexist Slurs

vocativ.com — Since Donald Trump announced he wouldn't take part in Thursday's GOP debate over his dislike of Megyn Kelly, Trump's fans reacted... just as expected: by unleashing a vile torrent of sexist rage against the Fox News anchor.
Jan 27, 2016

.@Vocativ analyzed the thousands of tweets/FB comments directed at Megyn Kelly in past 24hrs vocativ.com/news/276256/do… pic.twitter.com/KCecZ4xnvA

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