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Samuel Oakford

Freelance Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  economic development, global banks, business, global politics, climate change, drug war, addiction, climate, environment, finance, developing countries

write: @Airwars. work: @irinnews @theintercept @POLITICOMag, @ForeignPolicy, @nytimes. old: UN @vicenews | \ Porzingis

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@samueloakford — 18,546 followers, 36,875 tweets

Nov 19, 2017

RT @GDouglasJones: Watching this trial inspired me to fight for justice and finish the job of convicting the last two murderers of tho…

Nov 19, 2017

RT @WGCI: Cam'ron Confirms Dame Dash Slapped Harvey Weinstein For Disrespecting Women 

Nov 19, 2017

RT @basimrazzo: My story as told by my good friends Azmat and Anand . I wish to covey my appreciation and gratitude to both of the…

Nov 19, 2017

RT @siddhmi: The NYC subway system is in calamitous condition and every Mayor and Governor since the 90s is to blame. Deep, depr…

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What was your first job as a journalist?

UN Correspondent

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, used to use my parents'.

How is social media changing news?

It helps news spread rapidly, helps with source checking. But it also serves to homogenize content just as rapidly, makes world seem smaller.