I’ve been a BBC news correspondent for 25 years: reporting from the UK, the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Australia.
I’m now a presenter for BBC World News television – though my commentaries here and any mistakes are entirely my own.
My writing ranges across politics, diplomacy, education, literature & new media. I began this blog as a 2011 Nieman Journalism Fellow at Harvard. You can talk to me on Twitter at @PhilippaBBC
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