Stephanie Nolen

Stephanie Nolen


Storyteller, former correspondent in South Asia, Africa, Latin America & MidEast; author of 28 Stories of AIDS; Promised the Moon

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Exhausting, impressive piece from hero working mama @katywatson  about how she's kept up the 3-hr breastpump schedule as she covers turmoil across Latin America for @BBC 

Hey tweeps. Smart friend just asked me this v good question and I have no good ideas. You? Ideas for Plastic-free Halloween treats that won’t freak parents out?

behind the shouty headlines in last month's gun battle between the Mexican military and narcos in Culiacán - this good read from @katelinthicum  explains the unspoken pact that dramatically ruptured

“Shale gas risks staying buried” aka “humans do something that doesn’t directly contribute to their imminent extinction”. Dunno about that headline, ⁦ @business ⁩

Earlier I shared a racist tweet from new Bolivian president Añez. My DM's are full of people saying a) it's fake & she's great b) that tweet's fake but she's been demonstrably racist these 100 other times c) it's legit. Hard to verify, but best I can tell, it's B; will delete

Montreal twitter, help me help a pal with a fashion emergency: tell me about a sympathetic stylist who might help with a 9-1-1 sitch. #yul  #stylist 

and as always, with South Africa, there's that additional amazing layer of effortless multilingualism

Have posted here before about my eternal quest for good transcription tools, so wanted to say that on the suggestion of #ToolsForReporters  I tried @otter_ai  today, and it is my new fave. Lots of super useful little tools built in, love having the audio/text sync

This is a powerful argument on behalf of that benighted anachronism, the print newspaper, by @kyles  + @Oreskovich , the excellent people who run Halifax's @TwitCoast  - now facing a new challenge in the loss of their printing press

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Indigenous Brazilians kill themselves at a rate 22x higher than general pop. Most are children. No one's asking why

This, one assumes, is the image that Judge Sergio Moro had hoped to avoid - #Lula  in arms of loving crowd after speech. Ex-president says he will hand himself over to police

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Extraordinary photo of #Lula  born aloft by supporters just now by Francisco Proner/ Farpa Fotocoletivo

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Most Brazil story ever? My credit card was cloned; the thief spent big, then used it to make a small donation to an evangelical church

México’s @reforma  with handy labels for new US elected officials: the Latina; the gay guy; the racist

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So this morning I was in line for security at #YHZ  - early morning airport security, none of us are too bright and shiny. And the woman in front of me puts what is clearly a thermal bag of crustaceans into the plastic scanner bin thingy ...

Sessions says #DACA  was key cause of surge in child migrants fr Central America. My yrs of reporting found otherwise

Rio's iconic Christ the Redeemer is now red-and-white in honour of Canada Day

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