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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 — 40 followers, 269 tweets

RT @habichthorn: So unromantisch, seinen Penis nicht einfach überall reinstecken zu dürfen. - @marga_owski mit allem, was zu dieser…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/945650217097056256 
‚Gerade den Rassismus sollte man nicht mit Aufmerksamkeit belohnen. ‘ sehr guter differenzierter Kommentar! @Afelia  https://twitter.com/ndmedienmacher/status/944108494570917888 
RT @JessicaValenti: If your standard of personal behavior towards women is "I'm not a rapist" perhaps you need to set a higher bar
RT @C_Emcke: Für das neue Jahr wünsche ich mir, dass das Eintreten für Anerkennung nicht permanent als Auswuchs angeblich postmo…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/943401396401049600 
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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?