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Andrew Jaspan co-founded The Conversation, an Australian site that combined academic expertise and journalistic flair. He previously edited The Age, The Observer (London), The Scotsman, and Scotland on Sunday. He was editor-in-chief of The Big Issue (London), and he founded and edited the Sunday Herald in Scotland. He is the Asia-Pacific Director for Innovation Media.
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