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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 — 4,155 followers, 2,834 tweets

Nov 22, 2017

So the Turkey Drumstick's "Thanksgiving Presidential Pardon" got me thinking. Pardons are for crimes. Was he born a crime, à al @trevornoah ? If not, shouldn't it be more of a "Presidential Amnesty" or "Presidential Immunity?" Just saying...

Nov 10, 2017

Happy 242nd Birthday to the @USMC Marine Corps! You protect us from Halls of Montezuma to Shores of Tripoli, in the snow of far-off Northern lands, and in sunny tropic scenes. I'm so proud to have a Marine veteran boyfriend with a Marine's sense of honor. https://t.co/q04CczzBwg https://t.co/u9knnlSSvB

Nov 09, 2017

Nov 9 is Kristallnacht & the Fall of Berlin Wall. A reminder that out of pain, hope can arise for Jews & non-Jews alike. Here are "tripping stones," brass stones in front of German houses with names of deported Jews from these very homes. & the wonderful Wall Fall @GermanyDiplo https://t.co/IoSbbLfs0i

Nov 07, 2017

If you don’t vote you can’t complain. It’s Election Day, fellow Virginians! Get out & exercise this amazing privilege for our Commonwealth! https://t.co/35CsqPZPEQ

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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.