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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, ex Beirut, Jakarta. Foreign affairs in my DNA. Both Scottish and Indonesian, therefore often confused. Cofounder @the2ndsource. 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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Nov 22, 2017

The Butcher of Bosnia was sentenced today - read this by @julianborger on the long and difficult road to justice, and how it was European solidarity and pressure that fished him out of hiding https://t.co/dAGyL930BY

Nov 22, 2017

RT @AGSchneiderman: @FCC @AjitPaiFCC This misuse of identity by the 100,000s should concern everyone — regardless of party or position…

Nov 22, 2017

RT @AGSchneiderman: @FCC We reached out for assistance to multiple top FCC officials, including @AjitPaiFCC, three successive acting FC…

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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