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Hanna Ingber

New York, NY
Assistant Editor, International — The New York Times
Covers:  india, social media, myanmar, gender, world news, reproductive health, maternal health

Digital storytelling & strategy at @NYTimesWorld. Past: reporter in Mumbai; editor at @GlobalPost, @HuffingtonPost & @TheMyanmarTimes. hanna.ingber@nytimes.com

Hanna is a staff editor on the social media desk of The New York Times.

Before joining The Times, Hanna worked as GlobalPost's editor of breaking news and social media and the Huffington Post's founding World editor.

She spent two years living in India, where she worked as GlobalPost’s Mumbai correspondent, freelanced for a variety of publications including The Independent of London and PRI’s “The World ...

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I worked as the lifestyle editor of the Myanmar Times immediately after college.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

A few times in middle school. I know typewriters are now "cool," but I am happy to live without.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

A journalist is a voice for the voiceless. A journalist holds people w/ power accountable. A journalist engages with and covers a community.

Six Months Pregnant and Asking, ‘Am I Depressed?’

well.blogs.nytimes.com — On a walk with my husband through Joshua Tree National Park in late January, I felt sad for no reason in particular. Or maybe for lots of really good reasons. I wasn't sure which it was. At the time, I was six months pregnant. My husband, Raj, asked me what was wrong.

Times Article on Working Women in India Sets Off Debate

nytimes.com — A recent article by Ellen Barry, The New York Times's South Asia bureau chief, about seven women in northern India who confronted their community to defend their right to work, generated a lively debate among readers regarding the status of women in the country.

Muslim Parents on How They Talk to Their Children About Hatred and Extremism

nytimes.com — A Muslim parent in Tokyo tells her children to "work 100 times harder" and "be 100 times kinder." A father in Ontario advises his teenagers to be wary of anyone reaching out to them over the Internet and claiming to be Muslim. "ISIL is trying to recruit you," he tells them, referring to the Islamic State.

For Readers of The Times, a Preference for Keeping Liberties in Days of Terror

nytimes.com — As France reacts to the recent terrorist attacks in Paris with a show of force - the police have been breaking down doors to raid homes, conducting searches without warrants and hauling suspects to police stations - the debate over how societies should balance civil liberties and national security takes on even greater relevance.

The Live Blog: A Fast Way to Report Breaking News

nytimes.com — When news started streaming out of Paris on Nov. 13, the International desk at The New York Times scrambled to figure out what was happening and how we were going to cover it. One of the first questions we had was: Should we start a live blog?

Join the Debate: Paris Attacks Reignite Passions Over Civil Liberties and National Security

nytimes.com — The deadly terrorist attacks in Paris last week have reignited a debate in the United States and much of the world on the balance a country should strike between respecting individuals' civil liberties and protecting national security interests.

Before Election in Myanmar, Citizens Voice Desire for Change

nytimes.com — will hold its first relatively free elections in 25 years on Sunday. Ahead of the vote, we asked people in Myanmar via Facebook to tell us what they hope, and fear, will come from thes elections. We also asked readers to tell us which campaign issues were the most important to them.

With Return of Prize, India’s Literary Stars Protest Rising Intolerance

nytimes.com — Prominent writers in India are collectively protesting what they consider an increase in hostility and intolerance, which they argue has been allowed to fester under the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, by returning a prestigious literary award. Here is a breakdown on some of the leading authors and poets who are part of this so-called writers' revolt.

Sharing News on WhatsApp, an International Desk Experiment

nytimes.com — One person responded with a thumbs up. Another with an emoji of two hands clapping. A third wrote: "Thanks for the updates. Your efforts make Pope visit feel closer." The New York Times launched its first experiment with a messaging service around Pope Francis' trip to Latin America earlier this month, and for many of our readers, it was a hit.

Shinzo Abe’s Military Plan Draws Sharp Response From Readers

nytimes.com — The government of Japan moved forward this week with its controversial plan to reverse its 70-year ban on sending its military forces to fight in conflicts abroad, and many Japanese as well as others in the region cried out in anger.
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Sep 25, 2016

RT @EllenBarryNYT: Two unmarried sisters left a village this May for factory jobs, a rare step in India. Here’s what happened to them. https://t.co/68DAL5GzBx

Sep 13, 2016

RT @becingber: 15 yrs after 9/11, how do the President's lawyers decide with whom we're at war, and how do the rest of us find out?  https://twitter.com/lsolum/status/775781607630249984 

Apr 15, 2016

RT @anemonanyc: 6) What are you interested in? What do you want to know about the family and their experience adjusting to life in Sweden?

Apr 15, 2016

RT @anemonanyc: 5) I'm bringing the black backpack that was all I could carry on the trip last summer, for luck!

Apr 15, 2016

RT @anemonanyc: 4) I'm curious to see how they are adjusting, and how the Swedes are adjusting to them

Apr 15, 2016

RT @anemonanyc: 3) They have since been living in a Swedish village, learning to say "hey" -and more -to the locals

Apr 15, 2016

RT @anemonanyc: 2) Here is the story I wrote about their remarkable journey through Europe with a wave of other migrants:  http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2015/10/22/world/europe/syrian-refugees.html 

Apr 15, 2016

RT @anemonanyc: 1) I'm heading to Sweden tonight to reunite with a family of Syrian refugees I met last summer https://t.co/DEwbnMg363

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