Anna Therese Day

is a Shorty Award finalist!


Independent journalist covering the Arab World in upheaval and conflict in Israel/Palestine, @FulbrightSpain Fellow

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Finalist in Journalist chosen by the community

The Shorty Interview with Anna Therese Day

What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?

The majority of the editors and producers for whom I work!

Who is the funniest person on Twitter that you follow?

Katie Halper, progressive feminist comedian: @kthalps

What feature should Twitter add?

Mutual Friends, Connections like LinkedIn

How do you use Twitter in your professional life?

For interviews, research, pitching, you name it!

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Biography

Anna Therese Day is an independent journalist and social media researcher, specializing in global civil society organizing. She is a 2013 Fulbright Fellow, a 2012 UN Press Fellow, and was named one of Google Zeitgeist’s top 30 Great Young Minds of Our Time in 2011. On the ground in Bahrain, Brazil, Egypt, India, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Mexico, the Palestinian Territories, Syria, and Turkey, her coverage focuses on American foreign policy, women’s issues, and youth organizing. Her work has been featured in a variety of media outlets, including CBS, CNN International, the BBC, Al Jazeera English, and numerous print outlets, translated into Arabic, English, Hebrew, and Spanish. Day completed her first speaking tour, “Social Media and the Revolution: the Arab Spring and Beyond” in 2012. Day is a founding board member of The Frontline Freelance Register, a representative body for freelance conflict journalists, by freelance conflict journalists.

Recent Nominations

February 18, 2014

I nominate @AnnaOfArabia for a Shorty Award in #journalist because I believe in assonance.

February 18, 2014

I nominate @AnnaOfArabia for a Shorty Award in #journalist because... she covers the news that matter.

February 17, 2014

I nominate @AnnaOfArabia for a Shorty Award in #journalist because she is the most objective

February 17, 2014

I nominate @AnnaOfArabia for a Shorty Award in #journalist for her combination of open-mindedness and moral clarity.

February 17, 2014

I nominate @AnnaOfArabia for a Shorty Award in #journalist because her reporting has deepened my understanding.

February 17, 2014

I nominate @AnnaOfArabia for a Shorty Award in #journalist because of her excellent work on the field.

February 17, 2014

I nominate @AnnaOfArabia for a Shorty Award in #journalist because she's covering stories no one else is covering.

February 9, 2014

I nominate @AnnaOfArabia for a #ShortyAward in #Journalist because she is dedicated & hard-working in her coverage of the #middleeast

February 7, 2014

I nominate @AnnaOfArabia for a shorty award in #journalist because she's passionate about the world she covers

February 7, 2014

I nominate @AnnaOfArabia for a Shorty Award in #journalist because she's done some good work in Syria

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The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media. Millions of people participate in The Shortys to recognize individuals and organizations producing great content on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, YouTube, Foursquare and the rest of the social web. The 6th annual ceremony will be held in New York City and livestreamed on the web on April 7, 2014.

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