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Jamie Tarabay

New York
Senior Producer — CNN

I write for @CNN and @CNNI Digital and I tweet about my obsessions, including all things Aussie, because I am one. RTs are not endorsements.

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Senior Editor, National Security and Tech, at Vocativ. Former Senior Staff Writer, Digital, at Al Jazeera America, National Journal Managing Editor National Security and White House, NPR Baghdad Bureau Chief, AP reporter. Author of "A Crazy Occupation: Eyewitness to the Intifada".

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"The insidious attempt by some women to criminalize awkward, gross and entitled sex takes women back to the days of smelling salts and fainting couches. That’s somewhere I, for one, don’t want to go." Aziz Ansari Is Guilty. Of Not Being a Mind Reader.  https://nyti.ms/2FG0KEw 
Turns out it's the second part of the word they're having trouble remembering ....  https://twitter.com/jdawsey1/status/952720622689320962 
Mahmoud Abbas confirms that @realDonaldTrump offered Abu Dis, a town outside Jerusalem, as the capital of any future Palestinian state  http://cnn.it/2FDUmNU  #Palestinians #Israel #Abbas #Jerusalem #AbuDis
Nearly 75 years later, fallen Marine finally home - The private first class died Nov. 20, 1943, during the Battle of Tarawa of World War II.  https://www.stripes.com/news/marine-corps/nearly-75-years-later-fallen-marine-finally-home-1.506746#.Wlv0r-XZ9AQ.twitter 
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Editorial assistant for an IT magazine.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. A very long time ago.

How is social media changing news?

Social media is today's police scanner. If you're a cop reporter, you have to listen in.


Gracies Award

2015 - Outstanding Original Online Programming - Audio category.
Ferguson Talks Politics - a three part audio online-only series on Ferguson in the wake of the Michael Brown shooting, and the way forward for greater political representation for the African-American community in the city.

Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award

2007 - International reporting
NPR was chosen from among 526 entries. In explaining its selection of NPR’s Iraq coverage, the duPont-Columbia jury noted: “Despite the difficulties of access and security, NPR’s team of reporters, technicians, editors and their brave Iraqi colleagues managed to find people and situations that illuminate the conflict. Each story is a mini-documentary rich with characters, scene-setting, nuanced writing and strong production. These pieces stand out amid the blur of other daily war coverage.”