|Contributor since:||July 2009|
|Location:||New York NY|
A New York-based journalist and blogger who has spent extensive time in the Middle East and is currently working on an MA thesis in Middle Eastern Studies. My thesis focuses on the 2009 Iranian election demonstrations and their coverage in the international media.
I'm Known For...
A few stories that ended up getting good press mentions. Not a bad thing.
My Current Project
Currently writing a thesis on the role of Twitter, Flickr & the blogosphere in western press coverage of the post-2009 Iranian election protests.
My Greatest Achievement
Knowing that I get to do what I love everyday.
My Biggest Regret
Being a slacker in high school and not really taking advantage of it. To all my teachers from back then: sorry.
I Truly Respect
The people who do what they have to do, day in and day out, for a living.
Moments I'd Like To Forget
That time the waitress spilled orange juice all over me? Yeah, that.
How I Pay For This Wardrobe
With effortless grace and style.
Blocks I've Been Around
Things That Really Happened
Most of them.
Where I'd Like To Be 10 Years From Now
Me, you, a Pulitzer Prize and a bottle of whiskey.
Because the internets are awesome, dude.
My Other Website
What I'm Currently Addicted To...
Frank McCourt's Angela's Ashes, Marlboro Lights, Brooklyn Lager.