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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 — 107 followers, 350 tweets

Oct 20, 2017

RT @nybooks: Why does Trump insist on making blatantly false statements? Masha Gessen explains: to assert power over truth itself 

Oct 20, 2017

In 20 yrs of reading about #geopolitics the left has been the been the most consistently on point, especially Immanuel Wallerstein.

Oct 19, 2017

.@vicenews it's very disappointing yr report on 3% movement has zero analysis. Analysis-free reporting is propaganda

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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.