Dorian Geiger

Dorian Geiger

Multimedia Journalist

Dorian is a journalist & producer at Al Jazeera English. The New York Times, Politico, TIME, VICE, Fortune, Narratively & Teen Vogue have featured hiswork. Get in touch: dorian.geiger@gmail.com

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Al Jazeera

Protecting The Vote In Philadelphia: How A Mass Transit Strike Nearly Threatened The Outcome Of An Election

Diron Tucker, a 30-year-old security guard living in northwest Philadelphia, has been waking up at 4am lately. Not because he cannot sleep - but because his and his family's daily commute had been transformed into a nightmare.

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VICE

The Death of Thailand's King Is Turning the Country's Fashion Industry Black

Jaruporn Osathanont, a clothing store owner at Platinum Fashion Mall in Bangkok, was preparing her lunch in her shop—rice and spicy pork rib soup—when two Thai women strolled in. They came to purchase the hottest fashion item in Bangkok: a plain black T-shirt.

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cityandstatepa.com

Finding Common Ground Against Common Core Testing

In 2012, Amy Roat was teaching a class of English language learners in Philadelphia. It was spring – better known in the halls of Pennsylvania’s public schools as test season.

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Facebook

Thailand's Black Clothing Craze

Thais are running out of black clothing as they mourn for their late King.

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The Chronicle Herald

The Slow Burn Beneath: The Hellish History of a Pennsylvania Ghost Town

I wander through a maze of crumbling streets overgrown by forest and populated by disturbing graffiti. There are depictions of Satan, neon swastikas, a rainbow of Trump 2016 endorsements and, perhaps creepiest of all, a yellow-haired doll, whose demonic smirk would give even Stephen King goose bumps.

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VICE

How Iranian Women Are Protesting Against the Country's Strict Dress Code

Iran is home to perhaps the most strictly enforced dress code in the world. In the capital, Tehran, thousands of Gashte Ershad, or morality police—both in uniform and plainclothes—patrol the streets, looking for men with flashy jewelry or certain haircuts and women in form-fitting clothes or loose hijabs, which are required by law to be worn at all times.

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TIME

The Nazi Roots of the Modern Olympic Torch Relay

Fire has always been part of the Olympics. During ancient Games, which date back to 776 B.C., the Greeks lit flames outside temples and sanctuaries in Olympia to honor the gods. The origins of the modern torch relay, however, trace back to Nazi Germany.

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VICE

Why Iran's First Contemporary Arab Art Exhibit Was Important

Photographer and filmmaker Arwa Al Neami concealed her camera as she sank into the driver's seat of a bumper car on a gender-segregated ride at an amusement park in southern Saudi Arabia.

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Politico

Egyptair Crash: Egypt's Long History of Air-Disaster Denial

"I rely on God.”

That’s what Gameel Al-Batouti, the co-pilot of EgyptAir Flight 990, repeated — 11 times in Arabic — before the aircraft he was operating mysteriously plunged into the icy waters of the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Massachusetts on Oct. 31, 1999.

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Teen Vogue

The Rise of Donald Trump | 2016 Election

How Donald Trump Is Using Social Media to Spread Fear — And Get Elected.

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TIME

Wildfire Has Forced the Evacuation of the Entire Canadian City

Residents of Fort McMurray were ordered to evacuate late Tuesday as a wildfire threatened the city, which lies in Canada’s oil sands region.

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VICE

How Canada's Record of Wrongful Imprisonment Has Changed Since 'Wheat Kings'

When Gail Miller, a Saskatoon nurse, was discovered partially nude in a back alley near her home, stabbed 14 times, her throat slit, David Milgaard was passing through Saskatchewan on a road trip.

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VICE

​Notepads, Guns, and Cocaine: The Isolated Life of a Paraguayan Journalist

Journalist Cándido Figueredo Ruíz woke in a panic, windows shattering all around him. Automatic weapons fire was raining down on his house. The bedroom of his Paraguay home was riddled in lead. One bullet struck his bed, centimeters from where he'd been sleeping moments earlier.

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VICE

Saudi Arabia’s Art Scene Is Horrified by the Death Sentence Given to Poet Ashraf Fayadh

Ashraf Fayadh, a poet recently sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia by beheading, relayed a simple but grim message to the world from his prison cell.

"I'm an artist and I want my freedom," Fayadh, 35, said over the telephone last week.

Death penalty article
VICE

​The Death Penalty Is Slowly Dying Out

When Saudi Arabia killed 47 people—mainly alleged terrorists—in a mass execution on January 2, it was naturally condemned by observers worldwide as inhumane and barbaric.