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Siraj Datoo

Covers:  business, middle eastern politics, british politics, human rights, french politics, technology, consumer technology

Digital editor @business | I have a podcast about Hajj (link in bio) | Formerly political reporter for BuzzFeed UK | I make a good cup of chai. Views all mine.

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I write about politics for BuzzFeed UK. Founder of the Morning Memo and The Student Journals

Have previously written extensively for the Guardian and Quartz. Also published in the Times, the Independent, the Telegraph and New Statesman.

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@dats — 11,251 followers, 46,475 tweets

Sep 22, 2017

@ThinkEmily I agree! All I was saying was that in that instance, ie an airport run, it’s cheaper to get a minicab. Uber obvs more convenient

Sep 22, 2017

RT @leagalicious: Ur all invited to my bouncy castle party funded by the guy that sent me his credit card after I said no to a date

Sep 22, 2017

@SohrabAhmari i don't understand why you're picking a fight. all i said was that if you're going for cost, minicabs are cheaper.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I interned at UK national newspaper, The Muslim News, when I was 18 and went on to write a column for them.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Nope - definitely before my time.

What's the funniest news-related #hashtag you've seen?


Muslim Writers Awards

2011 - Young Journalist of the Year

Guardian Student Media Award

2013 - Digital Journalist