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Shawn Carrié

Freelance Middle East Reporter — Freelance
Covers:  Syria, Turkey, Middle East, World Politics, Conflict, Security, Migration

Middle East Reporter. Bylines @NewsweekME @SyriaDeeply @Guardian, currently @VICE. RTs≠endorsements.

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I am fiercely passionate about things most people find boring. Journalism isn't meant to entertain, it's meant to write the history of the present.

I am an independent American journalist based in Istanbul, covering politics, human rights and migration. In the four short years of my career, I've ...

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What does it mean to be a journalist?

Becoming an overnight expert, exhaustively collect relevant information, & present it in a way that lets people draw their own conclusions.

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