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Ten Thousand Times Thank-you to Facebook Followers of Nat Geo News Blog

The National Geographic daily news blog, Nat Geo News Watch, received its 10,000th Facebook friend today. Thanks for the support and solidarity, and the constant feedback and encouragement! Together we are sharing news and information that help us understand and be better stewards of our planet. Thanks also to all our bloggers for their dedication...

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The National Geographic daily news blog, Nat Geo News Watch, received its 10,000th Facebook friend today. Thanks for the support and solidarity, and the constant feedback and encouragement! Together we are sharing news and information that help us understand and be better stewards of our planet. Thanks also to all our bloggers for their dedication and enthusiasm.

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David Max Braun
More than forty years in U.S., UK, and South African media gives David Max Braun global perspective and experience across multiple storytelling platforms. His coverage of science, nature, politics, and technology has been published/broadcast by the BBC, CNN, NPR, AP, UPI, National Geographic, TechWeb, De Telegraaf, Travel World, and Argus South African Newspapers. He has published two books and won several journalism awards. In his 22-year career at National Geographic he was VP and editor in chief of National Geographic Digital Media, and the founding editor of the National Geographic Society blog, hosting a global discussion on issues resonating with the Society's mission and initiatives. He also directed the Society side of the Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship, awarded to Americans seeking the opportunity to spend nine months abroad, engaging local communities and sharing stories from the field with a global audience. A regular expert on National Geographic Expeditions, David also lectures on storytelling for impact. He has 120,000 followers on social media: Facebook  Twitter  LinkedIn