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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

Guardian Reporter Author 438 Days & 33 Men. Send news tips to

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Reporter The Guardian

Author 33 Men - Chilean Mine Rescue

Contributor GQ - Esquire - Nat Geo Traveler

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@FranklinBlog — 1,919 followers, 1,522 tweets

Jul 05, 2017

Amazing survival at sea ...... Two fishermen go out for the weekend, and end up adrift for 14 months.  #Fishing

Jun 29, 2017

@JosiahMHesse ok but you have to follow me first or send me your phone and i can give you a ring. Jonathan

Jun 29, 2017

@JennyShank hey do you write about cannabis and marijiuana scene in Colorado? in Texas? May have story tip for you

Jun 28, 2017

@JosiahMHesse hey i have a marijuana story tip for you write me at

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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.