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Lisa Armstrong

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New York
Freelance Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  personal finance, travel, developing countries, humanitarian issues, haiti, architecture, sub-saharan africa, celebrities, beauty

Journalist covering #Incarceration & other subjects, Senior Fellow at @SchusterInst, Associate Professor at @cunyjschool. Views are my own. #Binders

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Biography

I am an award-winning editor and writer with credits in numerous publications and Websites including The Atlantic, The New York Times, O, The Oprah Magazine, National Geographic, In Style, The Washington Post, Parade, Marie Claire, National Geographic Traveler, Ms., Health, Essence, USA Today and...

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@LisaArmstrong — 3,807 followers, 8,874 tweets

Nov 19, 2017

RT @zinziclemmons: My statement on why I will no longer write for @lennyletter, and the behavior I witnessed firsthand from…

Nov 19, 2017

Well, I guess he doesn't plan to go quietly. #Zimbabwe's #Mugabe defies expectations of immediate resignation  https://reut.rs/2mJbtIK 

Nov 19, 2017

Every day a new fight. I don't agree with @Lavarbigballer that shoplifting is no big deal, but at the same time, what does #Trump want? Why not just do for the sake of doing as opposed to doing so ppl will grovel at your feet? https://t.co/vnSYeKUZoB

Nov 19, 2017

Ooh, according to the BBC, Mugabe is going to be live on ZBC in a few minutes. #Zimbabwe

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Working as a writer-reporter at In Style magazine.

How is social media changing news?

Social media has made it easier to get real news from people on the ground versus news that has been filtered via professional journalists.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

For me, being a journalist is about telling stories and looking at under-reported issues.

New York Press Club Award

2011 - Online journalism
Joan Friedenberg Award for Online Journalism

NYU Reporting Award

2012
The award supports a work of journalism in any medium on significant under-reported subjects in the public interest.