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Daniel Lovering

Fellows Spring 2000

Daniel Lovering is a freelance journalist and videographer based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He is a regular contributor to Reuters, and his work has appeared in The New York Times, The Economist, Scientific American and Technology Review, among other publications. Previously he worked for eight years as a staff reporter for The Associated Press, covering a broad range of domestic and international stories. Most recently, he was an AP business writer covering large manufacturing companies. For five years, Lovering was based in Bangkok, Thailand, where he covered several countries in Southeast Asia. During that period, he reported on the aftermath of the Indian Ocean tsunami, the spread of bird flu, ethnic insurgencies, political strife and the resettlement of refugees, among other stories. He also reported from Afghanistan and Pakistan. Before joining the AP in early 2002, he was a Bangkok-based correspondent for Agence France-Presse. He has been awarded a 2012 Knight Luce Fellowship for Reporting on Global Religion and earlier received fellowships and scholarships from the Knight Digital Media Center, the Reynolds Center for Business Journalism and The New York Times Company Foundation. Lovering is a graduate of Oberlin College and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

Post-IRP Stories


  • Taming the killing fields of Laos

    Live bombs from the Vietnam war continue to kill people and hamper agricultural development in Laos. The cleanup project required deciphering decades old computer files. Click here to read the full story ...

  • Taking a Pounding

    BAN KAELEA MAI, Laos, Spring 2000 -- Three white Toyota pickup trucks emblazoned with bomb-shaped insignias roll into Ban Kaelae Mai, a dusty village of thatched huts and rice paddies in a quiet...

  • Waiting to explode in Laos

    VIENTIANE, Laos Poor Laos has the distinction of being one of the most heavily bombarded countries on earth. During the Vietnam war, America dropped some 2m tonnes of explosives along the Ho...

  • Laos faces decades of unexploded bombs

    PAKSONG, Laos -- Standing on this jungle plateau in southern Laos, Pong Inthisane takes stock of the day's work: two 500-pound bombs, 20 antitank rockets, and scores of rusting mortars, all neatly stacked...

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