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Syed Tashfin Chowdhury

Dhaka, Bangladesh
Contributor, Asia Times — Freelance

Contributor: Asia Times, Nikkei Asian Review; Editor-Xtra, New Age. Previously: Independent UK, VICE, Al Jazeera & more. Love comics, pro-wrestling & games

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For more than a decade, Syed Tashfin Chowdhury has covered breaking news and events from Dhaka, Bangladesh for a number of international media outlets including Asia Times Online, The Independent, Al Jazeera English, Khabar South Asia and others. He is currently the editor of Xtra, the weekend m...

What was your first job as a journalist?

Trainee reporter, The Daily Star

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How is social media changing news?

It really puts the issues being reported and the various locations where the news is breaking out on the map.