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Siraj Datoo

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

All up in your @business | Digital news editor | I have a podcast about Hajj (link in bio) | Formerly political reporter at BuzzFeed UK | 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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RT @flashboy: So yeah, today is my last day at BuzzFeed. No plans yet (other than a massive holiday) so if you have something ~fu…
a) Arron Banks just RTd this b) Why are all those people praying on the grass if there are so many mosques!?!?!! 
RT @imbadatlife: So I’m leaving BuzzFeed after 4 years, and I don’t really have any plans! I do videos, I do words, but mainly I k…
@BuzzFeedUK I've been RTing their notes and you should definitely slide into their DMs and commission them. Each of them helped make BuzzFeed what it is today.
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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