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Article on Modern Pirates
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  • Posted: Mon, Jan 14, 2013
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We are looking for someone who can write a gripping and original account of the Maersk Alabama Hijacking. We are looking for someone who can go beyond typical straight account, and doing something that feels more like an adventure novel than article. In short: we want a writer who can do excellent research, and then use that research to tell a gripping story that doesn't just recount what happens, but brings the reader into it in an engaging way.

Quotes should not be used--nor should paraphrasing what others have said. We are looking for something original and not scholarly--it should educate the reader, but more importantly, it should entertain them.

The article / story should be divided into the sections covering the following:
*Introduction & History of Modern Piracy -- specifically Somalia pirates (1000 words)
*Background on the Maersk Alabama (500 words)
*The Hijacking (2500 words)
*Media coverage and political response (1000 words)
*Rescue (3000 words)
*The trial (1000 ...

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