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

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@TomWRollins — 5,475 followers, 28,457 tweets

Sep 23, 2017

RT @NedBorton: Syrians not liking Hezbollah: the last acceptable prejudice?

Sep 21, 2017

RT @chehayebk: !!! Aoun says #Syria-ns in #Lebanon are "displaced, not refugees", entered "without state consent...like a demograp…

Sep 20, 2017

RT @mck_beth: The front line against Isis in Raqqa's city centre is about 1km from this spot. Deathly quiet apart from the occasi…

Sep 19, 2017

@Paul_M_104 @SyriaDeeply That basically has nothing to do with the article but cheers

Sep 19, 2017

Of course #pt is purported info...Islamic Forces chief quoted as saying they've not received warrant from Lebanese, AK's location unknown

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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