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Tom Murphy

Tanzania 2013
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Tom Murphy is the founder of the aid and development blog A View From the Cave. His use and abuse of Twitter for development news has garnered recognition from Foreign Policy and quite a few unfollows. He works as the east coast correspondent for the development news site Humanosphere and co-founded the Development and World News Service, a humanitarian news and grantmaking enterprise. His work has appeared in The Guardian, Christian Science Monitor, Foreign Policy, Global Post and other outlets. Tom has a BA from the College of the Holy Cross in English and Political Science. A Yankees fan infiltrating Red Sox Nation, he lives in Boston, MA.

Murphy was awarded a prior fellowship with IRP, reporting from Ghana in 2015.


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