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Saleem Khan

Toronto, Canada
Founder and Producer, JOVRNALISM and Contributor, Fast Company — Freelance
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.

JOURNALIST Founder @JOVRNALISM @invstg8net. Digital news #VR/data. @Journalism_360. Ex: @CBCNews @TorontoStar @MetroInt chair@CAJ @KiplingerFellow @OpenNews

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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 ["Investigate N...

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