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David Lepeska

Somewhere in Exile
Freelance Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  islam, literature, urbanism, arts, urban planning, urban sustainability, media, film, civic tech, democracy building, innovation, food and drink, design, istanbul

Reporting on Islam, ME and terror, refugees, cities, media & tech; for NYT, Atlantic, Guardian, National, Foreign Affairs...whoever's got the $

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Award-winning journalist and multi-media reporter, have published print, photo, video and radio stories from around the world for outlets as diverse as the NY Times, The Economist, Financial Times, The Guardian, Columbia Journalism Review, Christian Science Monitor, Atlantic Cities, Next American...

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@dlepeska — 10,171 followers, 31,173 tweets

Mar 23, 2017

As a journalist I really respect how he takes the reports apart, piece by piece -- pointing out specific inaccuracies. https://t.co/H9KT8R7Hn0

Mar 23, 2017

"If you are defending media freedom, we are charging you with spreading propaganda in favour of the PKK:" govt prosecutor tells journalist. https://t.co/TOtQOSVpO0

Mar 23, 2017

One "of its soldiers," you mean. And to your point, does that matter? Inspiration is collaboration.  https://twitter.com/CruickshankPaul/status/844894029565382657 

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What was your first job as a journalist?

First paid position? Senior reporter for the Kashmir Observer, in Srinagar, Kashmir, India.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

For work? No. For fun/nostalgia? Yep.

How is social media changing news?

Almost impossible to answer right now, but we're in the early stages of an enormous shift in how people gather, disseminate and share news


Commonwealth Press Words & Images Award

2007 - Top Annual story in CPQ
The Commonwealth Press Union's Words & Images Award went annually to the best reported story in its now-defunct publication, Commonwealth Press Quarterly.