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Jonathan Franklin

Reporter — The Guardian
Covers:  chile, brazil, south american travel, extreme travel, the cocaine wars, privacy/freedom, extreme survival, all things chilean, south american hotels, gm recall
Doesn't Cover: finance

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Author 33 Men - Chilean Mine Rescue

Contributor GQ - Esquire - Nat Geo Traveler

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Sep 25, 2017

. HST called the NFL the "last refuge of fascism in America" Where is Hunter Thompson when you utterly need him to take down Trump?

Sep 25, 2017

The racism of Trump is not the NFL it's his entire ability to forget the 3.5 million American citizens in Puerto Rico who are suffering.

Sep 25, 2017

When I wrote it, People said it "sounds like a movie" — one man, surviving 438 days adrift at sea, well Hollywood is knocking at the door!

Sep 25, 2017

First prohibition falls then black market — “Let’s Starve the Black Market” by Chris Driessen 

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Getting coffee for old men at the New York Times - could never tell if they were yelling "coffee" or "copy".

Have you ever used a typewriter?

For thousands of hours, beginning in 5th grade!

How is social media changing news?

Bringing floods of new information which means journalists can help sort wheat from chaff, organic from processed and fresh from stale.


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1991 - Most Censored Story
I posed as a mortician and was hired by US Air Force to embalm dead US soldiers coming back from the Gulf War.