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Joshua Eaton
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My latest, at Public Radio International ...
Chinese authorities are tightening the screws on writers and activists who criticize Beijing’s policies. And that includes a Tibetan blogger who's been detained for two months now.
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My latest, at the Christian Science Monitor ...
As countries such as Turkey, China, Ethiopia, and Bahrain block online content, people are discovering ways to get around Internet censors. Their methods depend on the kind of censorship they face and what they are doing online.
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My latest, at Religion News Service ...
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (RNS) Tibetan monk Ogyen Trinley Dorje has the support of the Dalai Lama and the majority of Tibetans, many of whom believe he will take over the Dalai Lama’s leadership role when the 79-year-old Nobel laureate dies.
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My latest, at +Al Jazeera America ...
New Intel Committee chairman aims to minimize access to bombshell documents revealing harsh interrogation methods
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Analysts say fine print of new regulations will have major implications for consumer privacy
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The bill named for late Internet activist Aaron Swartz, who committed suicide while facing charges under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, aims to restrict prosecutorial actions for crimes related to hacking.
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Sounds like you're getting around to a lot of places. Congratulations. If you want to talk about anything I'm across the street from Christian Science Monitor in the Prudential station on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 9am - 8pm. If you don't see me I'm taking a break. Beatrice 
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The Burner Challenge from app maker Ad Hoc Labs lets anyone see how much data can be gleaned from their digits. It's a lot.
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My latest, at Tricycle Magazine ...
According to the Dalai Lama's autobiography, Mao Zedong, the founder of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), once characterized religion as “poison.” The modern CCP maintains official atheism to this day, but that hasn't stopped officials from claiming control over the intricacies of Tibetan ...
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My latest, at +Al Jazeera America ...
Record snow paralyzes Northeast city’s transit system, meaning lost wages and misery for most-vulnerable residents
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Independent Journalist
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writing, editing, copyediting, feature stories, investigative reporting, news, web editing, social media
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Joshua Eaton is an independent journalist who covers religion and society, human rights and national security.

Currently, Joshua is the digital producer at the New England Center for Investigative Reporting. Before joining NECIR, he was editor-in-chief and web editor at Spare Change News. Joshua’s writing has appeared in outlets that include the Boston Globe, Al Jazeera America, Salon, GlobalPost, Religion Dispatches and Tricylce: The Buddhist Review. He has also created data-rich, interactive online content for Al Jazeera America and Al Jazeera English.

Joshua holds a master of divinity from Harvard University – where he focused on religion and society and Buddhist studies – and a bachelor of arts in psychology from the University of West Georgia. Originally from Athens, Ga., he now lives in the Boston area.

Visit Joshua's website for more information on his work.
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  • Harvard Univeristy
    Master of Divinity in Religion and Society and Buddhist Studies, 2007 - 2010
  • Univeristy of West Georgia
    Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, 2002 - 2006
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