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Piero Castellano

Ankara, Turkey
Freelance Photojournalist and Writer — Freelance
As seen in: Freelance, Vice, Al-Monitor
Covers:  Human and Civil Rights, minorities, refugees, displaced people, gentrification, urban refugees, discrimination, cultural heritage, environment, travel, food and wine, Middle East, Italy, Turkey,
Doesn't Cover: Corporate and Economic news, Glamour or Celebrity news, Sport, unless they are current or breaking news.

I'm an Italian photojournalist and I live in Ankara, Turkey. I work on street photography, cultural heritage, rights and struggle for them. RT not endorsement.

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Biography

I am an independent journalist and photojournalist based in Turkey.
I specialize in street photography, new media activism, civil rights and struggle for them. I look for human stories on wider political, social, or economic backgrounds.
I work as a freelance photographer since 2002. After I sett...

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@PieroCastellano — 8,259 followers, 83,656 tweets

Aug 17, 2017

RT @emergenciescat: IMPORTANT INFORMATION related to terrorist attack in #Barcelona PHONE for relatives of people that could be affected: +34 900400012

Aug 17, 2017

RT @RVAwonk: WikiLeaks declined to publish 68+ gigs of data on the Kremlin so they could focus on Hillary Clinton & DNC emails.…

Aug 17, 2017

RT @rcallimachi: @wcbs880 15. After every attack, we have the "but-they-would-claim-anything" illuminati chiming in. I don't have th…

Aug 17, 2017

The story reflects an alarming ignorance on Islam. Also, an alarming disregard for hogs safety and vegetarians' feelings. https://t.co/ZpTNUa8fJ4

Aug 17, 2017

The story reflects an alarming ignorance on Islam. Also, an alarming disregard for hogs safety and vegetarians' feelings. https://t.co/ZpTNU9QEku

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What was your first job as a journalist?

As a professional it was a story about an outbreak of Leishmaniasis. It was a hit and next I was assigned to cover deaths of asbestos workers

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, I'm old enough, but last time it happened in Turkey in 2012: an office required a typed application. I had to go to an antique shop.

How is social media changing news?

News travels faster, can be easier to verify but there's a lot of information pollution: it's crucial to know the context and background.