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Mary Lane

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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 Researching Nazi-Looted Art* Former Chief EU Art Market Reporter @WSJ * Fulbright Journalism Alumna* Berlin & US Based* @NYT Contributor

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Biography

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.

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@MaryLaneWSJ — 4,127 followers, 2,789 tweets

Sep 24, 2017

RT @MMQWalker: Merkel's worst result. SPD's worst since 1933. AfD at upper end of opinion polls.  https://twitter.com/dw_politics/status/911983816411148289 

Sep 22, 2017

RT @artcrime2: An Iraqi archaeologist braved ISIS snipers and booby-trapped ruins to rescue cultural treasures  http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/salvation-mosul-180964772/ 

Sep 22, 2017

Defense Secretary General #Mattis has a sense of humor! Here's how he got his call sign (a radio code name), "Chaos" https://t.co/YTN0Ov9iEL https://t.co/RvCRLqJ8z6

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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.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes.

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.