International News Editor, London @nytimes

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Sewell Chan is the international news editor in the London office of The New York Times, focusing on coverage of breaking news in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

He was previously the deputy editor of the Op-Ed and Sunday Review sections, from 2011 to 2015; a Washington economic corresponden...

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Aug 23, 2017

RT @Sulliview: Trump’s vicious attack on the press shows one thing clearly: He’s running scared.... My column on the Phoenix rally 

Aug 23, 2017

@JillFilipovic @nytimes The cultural context is part of why this story has resonated in Scandinavia. Respectfully, we thought that was worth pointing out.

Aug 23, 2017

@JillFilipovic @nytimes We have reporters in Sweden and Denmark who say the shows are being widely discussed. We have reported on this horrifying case in detail.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Copy-editing intern, The Philadelphia Inquirer

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Of course: it's how I learned to type.

How is social media changing news?

More info. Less meaning.