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Detroit, Michigan
Detroit Free Press — Religion Reporter
As seen in:  USA Today, Detroit Free Press
Covers:  Religion, Immigration, Occupy, Civil Rights, Michigan, Arab-Americans, Minority Groups, Counterterrorism, Metro Detroit

Reporter for Detroit Free Press @Freep. Writes on religion, immigration. Content of tweets not endorsements. Phone: 313-223-4792. Email: nwarikoo@freepress.com

Niraj Warikoo's Biography

Religion Reporter at the Detroit Free Press since 2007.
B.A., Columbia College, Columbia University
M.S., Graduate School of Journalism, Columbia University

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Society of Professional Journalists Award

2011 - Open Government Reporting
First Place SPJ-Detroit award for investigative work on the FBI shooting death of an African-American Muslim leader. Judges said of my work: "The extensive reporting revealed information publicly undisclosed, illuminating a fascinating and complicated case."

What was your first job as a journalist?

A reporter for the daily newspaper at my college, the Columbia Daily Spectator.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes.
Jul 31, 2014

Court hearing today in Detroit for Palestinian-American woman accused in 1969 bomb attack in Israel. on.freep.com/1qpPCg9

Jul 30, 2014

"Arab states’ loathing & fear of political Islam is so strong that it outweighs their allergy to Benjamin Netanyahu" nytimes.com/2014/07/31/wor…

Jul 30, 2014

NYT: Arab leaders see Israel "as an ally in their common fight against political Islam." nytimes.com/2014/07/31/wor…

Jul 30, 2014

In 2008, liberal group J Street "took a hard line against" Israel's Gaza attacks. But this time, they support Israel. forward.com/articles/20311…

Jul 30, 2014

Gaza war "has left American Zionists critical of the war without any established Jewish organizations on their side" forward.com/articles/20311…

Jul 30, 2014

In State House district in Detroit that's 87% black, diverse candidates compete to replace 1rst Muslim woman in House on.freep.com/1qk58tW

Jul 30, 2014

RT @bobsmietana: Great interview from last year with @cascheller on @npr. "Can Faith Alone Treat Mental Illness?" n.pr/10hE9QY

Jul 30, 2014

Originally, organizers of local anti-Israel rally were planning die-in (simulating Gaza deaths), but changed mind: facebook.com/events/6091763…

Jul 30, 2014

Anti-Israel protest Thu at Jewish Community Center in West Bloomfield, MI, during meeting of Zionist Org of America facebook.com/events/6091763…



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