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Asia-Pacific Regional Photo Editor — Associated Press
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Associated Press photojournalist & Regional Photo Editor for Asia-Pacific. Bangkok via Washington, Jakarta, New York. Musician, Dad. instagram.com/charlesdharapak

Charles Dharapak was born in New York City and received degrees in print journalism and economics at New York University. He joined the Associated Press in 1995 as a staff photographer based in Southeast Asia. While in Bangkok he covered the Cambodian civil war and the pro-democracy movement in Burma. He later became AP’s chief photographer and photo editor in Jakarta, Indonesia, where he covered the unrest in the ...

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What was your first job as a journalist?

My first paid gig was freelancing for a neighborhood newspaper in TriBeCa, New York. I got paid $25 for a photograph of a veterinarian.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Of course! Typing class was compulsory in 7th grade. Thank you New York City Public Schools system!

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

The photojournalist as played by Dennis Hopper in Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now.

A look at political hair scandals over the years

rapidcityjournal.com — PARIS (AP) - French President Francois Hollande's $11,000-a-month barber bills have ignited a national scandal, undermining his carefully constructed image as a regular guy. But hair challenges have bedeviled plenty of other politicians. Here's a look at some hair-raising moments:

GOP convention so far not exactly brimming with star power

fremonttribune.com — FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2012 file photo, actor Clint Eastwood addresses the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. At the last Republican National Convention, the sight of Clint

GOP convention so far not exactly brimming with star power

muscatinejournal.com — NEW YORK (AP) - At the last Republican National Convention, the sight of Clint Eastwood onstage arguing to an empty chair quickly went viral. This time, Eastwood likely won't be there and organizers are scrambling to ensure there aren't any empty chairs onstage either.

GOP convention so far not exactly brimming with star power

beatricedailysun.com — NEW YORK (AP) - At the last Republican National Convention, the sight of Clint Eastwood onstage arguing to an empty chair quickly went viral. This time, Eastwood likely won't be there and organizers are scrambling to ensure there aren't any empty chairs onstage either.

GOP convention so far not exactly brimming with star power - HeraldCourier.com: News

heraldcourier.com — Posted: Wednesday, July 13, 2016 4:34 pm | NEW YORK (AP) - At the last Republican National Convention, the sight of Clint Eastwood onstage arguing to an empty chair quickly went viral. This time, Eastwood likely won't be there and organizers are scrambling to ensure there aren't any empty chairs onstage either.

In our opinion: Keep memory of Auschwitz survivor Elie Wiesel alive

deseretnews.com — Elie Wiesel is no longer with us, so it is up to each and every one of us "to keep memory alive." Last week, the world lost arguably its most impactful witness of the depravities and horrors of the Holocaust - a man who at one time in his life was identified simply as A-7713.

Global reactions to death of Holocaust survivor, author Elie Wiesel

deseretnews.com — Charles Dharapak, Associated Press Global reactions to the death of Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel, 87, author of "Night." His death was announced Saturday by Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial. Reaction to the death of Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel, 87, author of "Night."

Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor and author, dead at 87

deseretnews.com — Charles Dharapak, Associated Press NEW YORK - Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel, the Romanian-born Holocaust survivor whose classic "Night" became a landmark testament to the Nazis' crimes and launched Wiesel's long career as one of the world's foremost witnesses and humanitarians, has died at age 87.

Obama: “El Reino Unido y la UE seguirán siendo socios indispensables”

internacional.elpais.com — El presidente estadounidense, Barack Obama, valoró este viernes con pragmatismo la victoria de la salida de la Unión Europea en el referéndum británico y dijo que se mantendrán los estrechos vínculos entre ambos países y la comunidad europea.

What you need to know about affirmative action in the United...

whio.com — By Debbie Lord Cox Media Group National Content Desk The United States Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a University of Texas policy that uses race as a factor for admissions, ending a legal battle over how colleges and universities decide which students will attend their institutions.
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