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Lizzy Tomei
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Attended Columbia University
Lives in Boston, MA
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    MA in International Affairs, Security Policy, 2010 - 2012
  • Kenyon College
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Reporting after the killing of 51 in Cairo earlier this month paints a picture very different from the official version of events.
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"It's exactly in that gray space between good and bad that Americans seem to feel most comfortable these days. Questionable wars, economic misery and a gradual erosion of the #American Dream have taken their toll." #Snowden #Manning  
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In 2011, the US government acquired Video Synopsis technology from the Jerusalem-based startup that created it, BriefCam.

The technology, which helped Norwegian authorities find mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik, separates a static background from a dynamic foreground, superimposing events in a way that an hour of activity can be viewed in just one minute.
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who won the marathon in the end ? police or any athlete
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I'm very very excited to share the latest project I've been working on with GlobalPost's amazing Myanmar reporting team!

When we think of GIFS we usually think Buzzfeed or humor – not serious news topics. I think this project is a great example of how GIFS should be used for online journalism and hope you guys enjoy it!
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The most interesting blog I've read in quite some time.

"North Koreans of the Kim Il Sung era were not brainwashed automatons whose favorite pastime was goose-stepping and memorizing the lengthy speeches of their Leaders (although these activities had to be a part of their lives)."

And yet...
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Through partnerships with local farmers, a California food bank is replacing the usual processed foods offered to the needy with healthy, often organic produce. The trigger came five years ago, when CEO Blake Young had an epiphany: "I kept seeing people coming through the line and they were getting fatter and fatter. I realized we were killing them."
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"As the unrest has spread amid a brutal police crackdown, Turkey’s main broadcast and print media organs have for the most part ignored the cacophony of popular dissent sweeping the country’s streets."
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The death toll from the building collapse in Bangladesh has topped more than 500, making it the deadliest disaster in the country's $20 billion-a-year garment industry. Among the garment makers in the building were Phantom Apparels, Phantom Tac, Ether Tex, New Wave Style and New Wave Bottoms. Read more here: http://apne.ws/12v7R6S
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ALEPPO, Syria — Yasser Younes went to bed around midnight on April 13. When he woke up two days later, he was in a hospital, and his wife and two young children were dead. #Syria #chemicalweapons #humanrightsabuses  
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Corinne Purtill reported from London that the Twitter hashtag "#nowthatchersdead" was causing alarm among singer Cher's fanbase, some of whom read the hashtag as "Now That Cher’s Dead."
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