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Jake Hanrahan

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Freelance Reporter and Producer — Freelance
Covers:  crime, extremism, fascism, uprisings, corruption, poverty, terrorism, conflict

Journalist & filmmaker. Focused on irregular warfare. Bylines: HBO, VICE News, The Guardian. Freelance.

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Biography

I'm a journalist based in the UK, focusing generally on crime and conflict.

I work as a reporter for VICE News and have also written for The Guardian, Wired, Rolling Stone Middle East and more.

jakehanrahan.com

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@Jake_Hanrahan — 9,975 followers, 447 tweets

Jul 25, 2017

RT @WSJ: Opinion: Russia and Turkey stir up trouble, while the EU focuses on its own problems first, writes @wrmead  http://on.wsj.com/2v55x0f 

Jul 24, 2017

@sommervillebbc @BBCMonitoring It's all a nonsense tbh mate. Nice as it sounds, in reality it's a minuscule sub division of an already tiny contingent of deluded tankies.

Jul 24, 2017

This is the most aesthetic side table I've ever seen. https://t.co/qdKztU0huM

Jul 24, 2017

@DGisSERIOUS Jesus Christ. What morons. One of them will surely be killed.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Just started out freelancing to be honest; trying my luck by pitching stories I'd looked into.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Never for any other purpose than the novelty of using a typewriter in the 21st century.

How is social media changing news?

It's great in terms of getting on-the-ground breaking news much quicker, downside is though that a lot of unreliable sources filter through.