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Alex Landragin

Santa Monica, CA
Writer, Editor, and Journalist — Freelance
As seen in: Freelance, Lonely Planet

Writer // piano player // permanent alien. Author of 'Crossings', debut novel to be published by Picador Australia in 2018.

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I'm currently a journalist with Lonely Planet Travel News, writing travel features on the Americas and Australia.

I'm a writer, editor and journalist with wide-ranging experience in travel writing, publishing, content management, copywriting and editing, marketing and market research, and communi...

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@alexlandragin — 108 followers, 312 tweets

Aug 21, 2017

@WomersleyChris @MacmillanAus I just got to read a proof of this and, although I don't normally read this genre, I thoroughly enjoyed myself. Especially loved the ending.

Aug 20, 2017

If you ever need reinforcements to debunk a racist's defense of white supremacy, read Jared Diamond's 'Guns, Germs & Steel'. #mustread

Aug 20, 2017

@bejibelx @LRB Je viens de lire un essai dans le London review of books à propos de Facebook et je l'ai tout de suite désinstallé de mon téléphone.

Aug 18, 2017

Just read John Lanchester's chilling essay on Facebook in Aug 17 @LRB & immediately deleted Fbk app from my phone. #mustread

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Writing arts features for the Herald-Sun, Melbourne, Australia.

How is social media changing news?

News has become an exercise in networked aggregation and has eroded customer loyalty, although credibility remains as crucial as ever.

Why did you become a journalist?

My love for writing and my passions for travel, the arts and understanding the world - or at least trying to understand it.