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Shaydanay Urbani

Shaydanay Urbani

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Shaydanay is a research reporter, investigating disinformation online. Before First Draft she worked as a criminal justice reporter in New York and project director at Physic Ventures in San Francisco. She has a background in Middle Eastern languages and politics, GIS, and food policy, as well as a masters from the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY.