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Vanessa Guinan-Bank

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As seen in: Freelance, Die Zeit
Covers:  Women's Rights, Refugee Crisis, Social Justice, Middle East, USA, German & European Current Affairs, Islam & Islamism, Literature

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Biography

German/Irish-American. Born and raised in Northern Germany.
Lived in Argentina, Syria and Lebanon.
BA in Political Science and Islamic Studies.
Fluent in German, English and French. Proficient in Spanish.
My Arabic is a constant work in progress.

Topics of interest:
Middle East; Women's Righ...

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@vansa_guiban — 29 followers, 137 tweets

Aug 16, 2017

RT @SikhProf: "In a racist society it is not enough to be non-racist. We must be anti-racist." - Angela Davis https://t.co/v2PUqjbQ33

Aug 16, 2017

RT @ShaunKing: A woman who helped take down the statue in Durham was just arrested. But NONE of these men have been arrested. NO…

Aug 16, 2017

@eveewing this one called "black power mixtape" is really good too. The two docs complement each other nicely  https://youtu.be/6bryh0IFMhg 

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What was your first job as a journalist?

A review of Graphic Novels on the Israel-Palestinian conflict for Radio Bremen.

How is social media changing news?

It facilitates untrue or speculative stories to be delivered as facts, consequently well researched journalism is even more important.

What's the funniest news-related #hashtag you've seen?