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Patrick O. Strickland

Beirut, Lebanon
Journalist and Producer — Al Jazeera
Covers:  social justice, children's rights, human rights, popular struggles, military conflict, immigrant rights, residency rights

Journalist & producer @AJEnglish - from Texas - previously in Ramallah and Beirut - former deputy managing editor of @SyriaDeeply.

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Patrick O. Strickland is an independent journalist who has been based in the Middle East and North Africa since 2011.

His reportage regularly appears in a wide variety of international news outlets, such as Al Jazeera English, VICE News, Syria Deeply, and Deutsche Welle, among others.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I have always worked as an independent journalist and on a freelance basis.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

No, I complete all of my writing on the computer.

How is social media changing news?

Social media has made possible the mass proliferation of news that otherwise fell wayside.