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D. Parvaz

Washington, DC
Global Politics Reporter — ThinkProgress
As seen in: ThinkProgress, Al Jazeera
Covers:  human rights, egypt, rights issues in the middle east, japan, politics, u.s., iran, social issues
Doesn't Cover: stock market, sports, weather, celebrity gossip, automotives

Global Politics Reporter @ ThinkProgress • اواره/اتشپاره • Journalismed for AJE + AJAM, CPJ, Hearst, Asahi Shimbun • etc • Retweets = your opinions

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I'm a DC-based digital senior producer for Al Jazeera English. Until very recently,.

In my 6.5 years with Al Jazeera, I've worked as a digital correspondent, Human Rights Editor (Al Jazeera America, NY) and Special Projects Editor (Doha).

I've reported extensively on issues in the MENA/central ...

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@dparvaz — 5,566 followers, 6,049 tweets

Jul 21, 2017

RT @PressTV: UPDATE Palestinian Youth fatally shot by Israeli settler in occupied Jerusalem al-Quds #SaveAlAqsa https://t.co/VZuy20UMKT

Jul 21, 2017

(Um...often?) "Christian network to Sean Spicer: People are wondering how to pray for you"  http://wapo.st/2gPS1Y9 

Jul 20, 2017

RT @cjchivers: i love it when a reporter with command of a subject pops questions must of us would not know to ask. #beatjournalism  https://twitter.com/peternickeas/status/888228224878161920 

Jul 20, 2017

@free_azadeh i know what lotr is. just can't believe you'd drop that tho.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Asahi Shimbun, Tokyo - on the international copy desk.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

My grandmother had one, so, sure. but never in a newsroom.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Bill O'Reilly

McGill Medal for Journalistic Courage

2013 - McGill Medal for Journalistic Courage
The McGill Medal is named for Ralph McGill, the late editor and publisher of the Atlanta Constitution. McGill was regarded by many as "the conscience of the South" for his editorials challenging racial segregation in the 1950s and 1960s.

The Rockefeller Foundation

2013 - Practitioner Residency
During the course of the residency in Bellagio, Italy, I produced a series of articles for a project called, "Why Some But Not Others" - looking at the diplomatic mechanism that either succeed or fail in freeing Iranians with multiple citizenships from Iranian prisons.