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Alyssa McMurtry

Barcelona
Spain Correspondent, The Report Company and Freelance Writer — Freelance
Covers:  Spain, Catalonia, politics, travel, culture, history, international analysis

Canadian journalist covering Spain. Bargaining in good faith with destiny.

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Biography

Alyssa McMurtry is a Canadian journalist based in Madrid, Spain.
She is a regular contributor to the Anadolu Agency, reporting Spain's biggest stories to an international audience. Having lived in Madrid for six years, she has a strong understanding of Spanish politics, Catalan separatism, Spain...

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Dec 07, 2017

Catalan independence supporters rally in Brussels, two weeks left till elections..  http://v.aa.com.tr/998040 

Dec 05, 2017

Spanish judge lifts European arrest warrants for Catalan leaders so Belgian court can't water down charges  http://v.aa.com.tr/990533 

Dec 04, 2017

6 Catalan leaders granted bail, but former Catalan VP (also candidate in Dec 21 election) the ex interior minister and 2 independence association leaders remain behind bars https://t.co/tx7qIhalWB

Dec 04, 2017

RT @mariatad: belgium judge decision on whether to hand puigdemont over to spanish justice delayed till dec. 14. guess who is brussels that day? rajoy.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

When I was around 15 I would beg editors around town to let me do short "internships" around my hometown of Saskatoon.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I have, but not for decades.

How is social media changing news?

Politicians and police can get away with a lot less now, I say as I just covered the Catalan independence referendum.