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Tom Rollins

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Freelance Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  human rights, protests and activism, labour, egyptian politics, israel-palestine, media, press freedoms

Independent journalist/researcher, usually writing for @AJEnglish, @AlMonitor, @irinnews & @madamasr about Syria, Palestinian refugees from Syria and migration.

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Biography

Freelance journalist based in Cairo, writing regularly for Al-Monitor, Mada Masr, NOW English and others.

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@TomWRollins — 5,498 followers, 28,715 tweets

Nov 23, 2017

RT @trillingual: Short history: - Europe gets Gaddafi to build migrant prisons - Europe helps collapse country, provokes refugee cr…

Nov 23, 2017

RT @HaidHaid22: It is easy for certain governments to hire local mercenaries to kill high-value targets such their fellow citizens…

Nov 23, 2017

RT @Bassam_Khawaja: #Lebanon journalists: @HRW is releasing a report next week on the health risks of the garbage crisis—message me for…

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Waiter/freelancer

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Embarrassingly enough, yes.

How is social media changing news?

It's ultimately more democratic because of social media - there's more debate, accountability and diversity of voices