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Christine Ottery

Freelance Journalist — Freelance

Freelance environment and science journo. Ex-Greenpeace Energydesker. Also, poet, feminist and nature-lover. Available for commissions.

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Deputy editor and writer for Greenpeace's in-house journalism project, Energydesk. The project covers off energy analysis, investigations and news. I focus mainly on Arctic oil & Shell; but sometimes also cover fracking, air pollution, coal finance, and renewables.
Previously worked for the...

What does it mean to be a journalist?

To tell the truth as you perceive it and being transparent about your level of objectivity.

What's the funniest news-related #hashtag you've seen?

Not much about climate change & energy, which I mainly focus on, is funny to be frank. But #WindNotGas raised a chortle.

What tools and software do you use to do your job?

Tweetdeck, Topsy, Google Analytics, CartoDB, Highcharts,, Facebook, Crowdbooster, Mailchimp.