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Giselle Defares

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Amsterdam
Freelance Writer — Freelance
Covers:  law, technology, arts and culture, cultural diversity, music, feminism, racism, literature.

Writer I Dutch: BNN-VARA I bylines at HelloGiggles, Yahoo, NY Times, Huff Post et al.I contact: gsdefares at gmail.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, when I was eight years old and wrote numerous one-page adventures of the most awesome detective: me.

How is social media changing news?

The internet is far from a meritocracy but it has democratized access to information. Social media forces journalists to be more precise.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Perd Hapley in "Parks and Recreation".