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Laura Santhanam

Washington, D.C.
Data Producer, NewsHour — PBS
Covers:  journalism, data

Data producer at @NewsHour, mom, Mississippi expat. lsanthanam[at]newshour[dot]org. Views=Me. RT≠Endorsements.

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I work with datasets and look for opportunities to tell stories with narrative and numbers for [PBS NewsHour] ( . Have some data or a story you'd like to share? Let's chat at lsanthanam[at]newshour[dot]org.

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@LauraSanthanam — 1,123 followers, 5,447 tweets

Sep 19, 2017

RT @ABCPolitics: NEW: Bipartisan group of governors send letter opposing Graham-Cassidy: "Only open, bipartisan approaches can achie…

Sep 19, 2017

RT @NewsHour: "Frankly, that deal is an embarrassment to the United States," Pres. Trump says of Iran nuclear deal. #UNGA WATCH: 

Sep 19, 2017

#UNGA : @realDonaldTrump just praised PEPFAR efforts to combat HIV/AIDS. In May, his WH wanted 17% cut 

Sep 18, 2017

RT @NPR: Fewer than 60,000 SNAP beneficiaries believed to be able-bodied adults who aren't working, receiving training or ta…

Sep 18, 2017

RT @NewsHour: The nation's immigration court system is currently at a record-high backlog: More than 600,000 cases pending + aver…

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What does it mean to be a journalist?

You are brave enough to tell the truth at the risk of criticism or threatening your own world view.

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