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Laura Hale

Madrid, Spain
Editor-in-Chief, ParaSport News
Covers:  sports, disability sports, paralympics, deaflympics, women's sports, sports governance, sailing, wheelchair basketball

Paralympics supporter, social media enthusiast. Sport historian and cultures person. PhD. Reporter for ParaSport-News.

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Laura Hale is a sport journalist, specializing in Paralympic and disability sport news. Prior to helping found ParaSport-News, she spent two and a half years working as a journalist on Wikinews, a citizen journalism site, where she wrote articles in English and Spanish. Inside Wikinews, she work...

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Early results from #discapacidad #Accesibilidad #deporte #madrid #Periodismodatos I am working on: Greatest variety and most opportunity for para-sports people in Madrid's #polideportivos is in Latina.
RT @Rosiestep: Now @ @purplepopple session: "Wikibase: How to survive the install and data normalization to get pretty research information" #WikidataCon
RT @gregblood: Great to see Australian Para-archery team being strong again - it had good results in the early Paralympics…
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What was your first job as a journalist?

I assisted the sports director at my college radio station.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I used a type writer when I was very young and in grade school. It was never for a serious assignment, and I would have been 8 years old.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Clark Kent.