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Mary Lane

Lives in Germany, Perpetually Peripatetic
Freelance Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  christie's, galleries, sotheby's, art restitution, european art, art fairs, auctions, art, museums, art finance

Author @HachetteUS * Agent @aevitascreative * Fmr Chief European Art Reporter @WSJ * Fulbright Journalism Alumna* Berlin & VA Based * @NYT contributor * Email ↓

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Mary M. Lane is The Wall Street Journal's main European art & art market reporter. She is based in Berlin and responsible for the paper's European and UK coverage of museums, art galleries, auctions and art fairs.

Recent stories she has broken include:
--multiple scoops and...

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@MaryLaneWSJ — 4,122 followers, 2,775 tweets

Jun 20, 2017

Politicized fat shaming? Steve Bannon tells @TheAtlantic via @RosieGray "Sean Got Fatter" = WH briefs often off lens 

Jun 20, 2017

Lined up my books for current chapter for @HachetteUS @public_affairs book & now realize Adolf is always watching me

Jun 20, 2017

RT @timkaine: RT if you think Senate Republicans should hold public hearings on #Trumpcare and #ShowUsTheBill

Jun 15, 2017

@BVG_Ubahn Warum fährt die M4 nicht nach Alexanderplatz sondern über Rosa-L. Fahrer sagt was über die Polizei...?

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What was your first job as a journalist?

My first unpaid job outside of my college newspaper was as an intern with The Addison Independent in Vermont. Great place to intern.

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How is social media changing news?

Social media and the speed with which news is being reported makes accurate analysis and strong sourcing more important than ever.