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Shane Croucher

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Senior Reporter, @Newsweek. My takes are a day old and lukewarm at best. Email:

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Journalist writing news and features on economics, business, politics and society in the UK.

I work for International Business Times.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, my nan had one. I got ink everywhere and was never allowed to use it again.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

Drop me an email. Make your pitch clear and a little human - nobody likes talking to robots.

What's your favorite social network?

Twitter. Short, sharp, witty. A goldmine of sources. An invaluable platform on which to absorb and dispense information. Also: funny cats.