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John Butcher

UK based journalist with 25+ years experience. I have worked for a variety of publications in London, New York, Dubai, The Bahamas, Costa Rica and China, among them Bloomberg BNA, China Daily, Al Jazeera, South China Morning Post and The Beijing Review. 

I have also authored a novel called Lethe Fund, and have experience in filmmaking.

I am interested in taking on investigative journalism projects in print, online or film.


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