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Julia Macfarlane

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London
Producer and Reporter — BBC World Service
As seen in: BBC World Service, BBC
Covers:  syria, iraq & middle east, gaza, lebanon, world news, arab israeli conflict, israeli-palestinian conflict, middle east
Doesn't Cover: domestic

@BBCWorld journalist, formerly #BBCNewsTen @BBCPolitics @CNN @StAEnglish. Both Scottish and Indonesian, therefore often confused. Views mine

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Biography

Broadcast and Video Journalist for BBC World News. Writing stories and making videos for the BBC, with a special focus on the Middle East. Recently reported in Gaza and Lebanon. Reporter for BBC World Service programmes. Formerly with CNN International.

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@juliamacfarlane — 59,081 followers, 61,569 tweets

Sep 21, 2017

@MattNegrin @yashar Maybe if you play your cards right @TrevorNoah can give you some lunch money and you can buy a real phone like the rest of us

Sep 21, 2017

RT @BizPears: 50% Oxbridge. 75% Russell Group. Approx 85% male. 100% pale. Stale percentage isn't as easily quantifiable  https://twitter.com/JosieCox_London/status/910210691969241088 

Sep 21, 2017

See also: press officers who are on call the day that their organisation launches a big study/event  https://twitter.com/estwebber/status/910840094914940929 

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Working as a field researcher for BBC News in the Beirut bureau, Lebanon. The best possible start with the best team.

How is social media changing news?

By giving journalists headaches and big bills

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Wolf Blitzer