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Alyssa McMurtry

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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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.. 

Dec 05, 2017

Spanish judge lifts European arrest warrants for Catalan leaders so Belgian court can't water down charges 

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

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.