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aaron-lebo · 2017-06-14 · Original thread
Writing a book does not make you a journalist. It makes you an author. Not that it's not impressive, but it's not proof of experience as a journalist.

They are different jobs. You can write a book without doing any investigative reporting, but it would be hard for a journalist to do so. Siraj Raval might be a published author, but he still has next to no experience being a journalist.

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