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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

master of international affairs candidate @thehertieschool. journalist. feminism and intersections. everything is political.

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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 — 39 followers, 260 tweets

Nov 20, 2017

RT @Karnythia: A brief history lesson for #MeToo on how Black women were considered legally unrapeable because some of you are replicating…

Nov 20, 2017

RT @RachelGonKCMO: Student loan interest won't be deductible under the new tax bill. But private school tuition will be. RT if you think this is unfair.

Nov 18, 2017

RT @D__nah: "Wir machen Schwangerschaftsabbrüche" - Ärztinnen und Ärzte solidarisieren sich in der @tazgezwitscher mit Kristina Hänel, die…

Nov 18, 2017

RT @matthaig1: Reading isn't important because it helps get you a job. It's important because it gives you room to exist beyond th…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/931629654850588674 

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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?