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Marisa Taylor

Brooklyn, NY
Freelance Writer and Editor — Freelance
Covers:  public health, gender, women's issues, science, medicine, diversity, LGBT, consumer technology, business

Freelance journalist covering gender and health. Ex-@GuardianUS, @AJAM & @WSJ. NorCal born, Brooklyn-based. Proud @Stanford alum. Views = my own.

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I am a Brooklyn-based freelance writer and editor with more than a decade of experience. My passions are public health and and women's issues, but I've also written about science, LGBT rights, technology and business.

Most recently, I worked as an assistant editor at The Guardian U.S. in New Yor...

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@MarisaHTaylor — 1,692 followers, 967 tweets

RT @bylenasun: JUST IN: CDC gets a list of forbidden words that include fetus, transgender, diversity. Analysts were told they can…
RT @janicemin: Two men with this much disregard for women chose the stories seen by 8.5 million people - largely female - EVERY MO…
RT @KamalaHarris: If you vote for people to lose their health care to pay for tax cuts for the top 1%, then you need to lose your job.
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Gerald Loeb Award for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism

2011 - Business
I was part of The Wall Street Journal's research and data analysis team for its "What They Know" investigative series, examining online privacy and the types of personal information websites collect from users. The series won in the Online Enterprise category.

Honors - Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism

2006 - Academic
My master's thesis at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism was awarded with honors by adviser Samuel G. Freedman. I examined domestic violence in same-sex couples, profiling a victim and examining the barriers victims face in the legal, law enforcement and shelter systems.