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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 — 11,218 followers, 46,328 tweets

Aug 20, 2017

So far in Madinah, I have seen people from Mali, Nigeria, Iran, Australia, Norway, Germany, America, Iraq and Italy.

Aug 18, 2017

RT @maggieNYT: In all seriousness, Bannon walked out of WH and into his newsroom, presumably with some info in hand 

Aug 18, 2017

RT @bpolitics: Bannon: "I’m leaving the White House and going to war for Trump against his opponents"

Aug 18, 2017

RT @plunkert: My first cover for The New Yorker entitled "Blowhard."

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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