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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 | \ @Official_STFC fan

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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.