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Claire Wählen

Ottawa, Ontario
Freelance Writer and Editor — Freelance

Writer, editor, etc. | Feminist. Recovering/relapsing journalist | DM open.

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Biography

Claire previously covered national and digital security, privacy and cyber-pretty-much-anything from Canada's capital.

There she’s reported on top breaking news stories, including the Oct. 22 attacks at Parliament Hill, the subsequent pieces of anti-terror legislation and most recently the 2015 ...

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@Claire_Wahlen — 1,768 followers, 20,136 tweets

RT @ddale8: Oh wow. Trump, in new interview, says Obama, Bush and Clinton must have left him the North Korea problem because th… https://t.co/cQ4YrCwVLG
RT @BerniceKing: As you honor my father today, please remember and honor my mother, as well. She was the architect of the King Legac… https://t.co/O9qyaJpMuR
RT @fraggle94: “We should never forget that everything Adolf Hitler did in Germany was legal.” -MLK #96Hours of #Noncompliance to… https://t.co/Vwb5ZVUfvn
RT @femfreq: This piece is profoundly unethical and tremendously harmful. Revealing this person’s identity doesn’t serve the pub…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/950855550148816896 
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What was your first job as a journalist?

I did a one day job shadowing at a local radio station in the 9th grade, if that even counts.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, although never to file anything. It was just for fun.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

In person or by email. Least favorite is phone.