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Saleem Khan

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Toronto, Canada
Founder and Producer, JOVRNALISM and Editor, The Conversation Canada — Freelance, The Conversation
Covers:  VR, AR, virtual reality, augmented reality, mixed reality, innovation, business, startups, technology, drones, security, investigative, consumer, media, video games, books, future, ethics, journalism
Doesn't Cover: General entertainment, sports, celebrity, fashion, beauty, packaged goods, and similar topics.
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Biography

Saleem Khan is an award-winning journalist and digital news pioneer with a passion for the public interest.

He is the founder of JOVRNALISM, an open professional resource for virtual reality and related technologies in journalism. Saleem is editor and project leader at invstg8.net ["Investigate N...

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@saleemkhan — 7,315 followers, 45,484 tweets

RT @TheAgenda: More than 600,000 Rohingya people fled Myanmar last year in what the United Nations called a “textbook example of e… https://t.co/6vRn2GsCq2
RT @TheAgenda: Some history on the Rohingya from Canada’s special envoy to Myanmar, former Ontario premier @BobRae48. Tonight on T… https://t.co/cnjz8IqXYJ
RT @invstg8net: .@EFF and @Lookout find "massive" malware spy campaign targeting journalists, activists, lawyers, military staff, m… https://t.co/lVFb0Vzb6e
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What was your first job as a journalist?

My first staff job as a journalist was news editor at a large Toronto urban weekly paper called eye, relaunched in 2011 as The Grid.

How is social media changing news?

Social media — when used correctly — opens up the news process and makes it a collaboration and conversation with the former audience.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

E-mail. Use the subject line well. Put key details in the first 3 sentences. See my woefully neglected site http://www.saleemkhan.com/contact