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Nihal Krishan

Nihal Krishan is a technology reporter for FedScoop. He came to the publication from the Washington Examiner where he was the  Big Tech Reporter and has previously covered the tech industry at Mother Jones and Global Competition Review. Besides tech policy, he has also extensively covered national politics with a focus on the economy and campaign finance. His work has been published in the Boston GlobeUSA TODAYHuffPost, and the Arizona Republic, and he’s appeared on NPR, SiriusXM, and PBS Arizona. A graduate of Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School for Journalism, he learned to love biking and backpacking in the southwest. Nihal is a TCK who grew up in South Korea, Saudi Arabia, India, and Singapore. You can email him at

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HSINCHU, TAIWAN – SEPTEMBER 16: Students are seen in the cleanroom suit going inside the clean room of Taiwan Semiconductor Research Institution during a press semiconductor tour at Hsinchu Science Park on September 16, 2022 in Hsinchu, Taiwan. (Photo by Annabelle Chih/Getty Images)

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