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Articles by Hanaa' Tameez

Hanaa’ Tameez is a staff writer at Nieman Lab. Before starting here, she worked at WhereBy.Us and the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
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“The media treating Twitter like an assignment editor is one of the fundamental errors that enabled meme warriors to play everyone.”
“When somebody writes a thoughtful obituary, it’s a reminder that our publication is a platform for people to grieve in a healthy way.”
“I wouldn’t want any readers to get the impression that we have, like, millions of dollars in venture capital that we’re [spending on] sushi Thursdays.”
“Some of our community members were actually doing product work without knowing they were doing product work.”
“What we often don’t think about is how tech accountability is also so many other types of coverage. It’s labor coverage, climate change coverage, healthcare coverage, criminal justice coverage, immigration coverage — I could go on and on.”
“The use of non-discriminatory language can become a tool to make diversity visible.”
“You have to understand the context that these communities live in before you go in with a recorder, extract information, and leave.”
“It’s not pictures of beautiful women doing handstands on surfboards.”
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