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Reporter, The New York Times. Past: Bloomberg News. Looking at the business of the public sector.

Danielle Ivory's Biography

Danielle Ivory is a reporter for The New York Times. She previously was a reporter for Bloomberg News, the Huffington Post Investigative Fund and a senior fellow at Bill Moyers Journal. She has also worked as a production assistant with Weekend Edition Sunday on National Public Radio, and as a reporter for The Nation, one of Thailand's national English-language newspapers. Ivory was a finalist for the 2013 Online News ...

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What was your first job as a journalist?

My first job (not at a student paper) was for The Nation, which is an English-language newspaper in Thailand. I was there for a summer.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I took a mandatory typing class in 6th grade and we used typewriters. I think it was the last year that the middle school used typewriters.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Henry Hackett from The Paper. That's one of my favorite movies of all time.

Trinity Industries Halts Shipments of Highway Guardrails

nytimes.com — Trinity Industries said Friday that it would stop shipping a highway guardrail system that 13 states have banned over concern that it can impale drivers in crashes. The announcement comes amid increasing pressure on the company. On Monday, a jury ruled that Trinity had defrauded the Federal Highway Administration, which then demanded that the Trinity guardrail unit be retested.

Audi recalls 850,000 cars over airbag software flaw

hamptonroads.com — Audi is recalling about 850,000 cars worldwide over a software problem that could cause airbags to fail to deploy properly. The recall of A4s from 2013-15 model years includes about 102,000 cars in the United States. The software problem was caught during standard quality testing, and the company has no reports of related accidents, said Bradley Stertz, an Audi spokesman.

Audi recalls 850,000 cars over airbag software flaw

dispatch.com — Audi is recalling about 850,000 cars worldwide over a software problem that could cause airbags to fail to deploy properly. The recall of A4s from 2013-15 model years includes about 102,000 cars in the United States. The software problem was caught during standard quality testing, and the company has no reports of related accidents, said Bradley Stertz, an Audi spokesman.

Colorado Bans a Type of Highway Guardrail

nytimes.com — Another state has banned Trinity Industries ' ET-Plus guardrail system, suspected of malfunctioning in crashes and slicing through vehicles. On Thursday, as concerns about the safety of Trinity's guardrails continued to mount, Colorado's Department of Transportation said it would place a moratorium on buying and installing the ET-Plus rail heads.

As Safety Concerns Grow, More States Ban Use of a Guardrail Unit

nytimes.com — Concern over the safety of guardrails manufactured by Trinity Industries spread further on Wednesday as two more states said they would ban the use of the company's ET-Plus rail head, which is thought to have a dangerous defect.

U.S. Orders More Testing on Guardrail After Ruling

nytimes.com — More than two and a half years after learning that Trinity Industries failed to report possibly hazardous design changes to its highway guardrails, the Federal Highway Administration has demanded that the company perform additional crash tests.

Guardrail Maker Trinity Industries Liable for Fraud in Texas

nytimes.com — Trinity Industries, the highway guardrail maker accused of selling systems that can malfunction during crashes and slice through cars, was found by a jury on Monday to have defrauded the federal government.

Guardrail tests went unreported, court hears

hamptonroads.com — Trinity Industries, a maker of roadway guardrails, found itself on the defensive Wednesday in a federal whistle-blower trial as it tried to explain why five failed crash tests were not disclosed to authorities.

Guardrail Tests Went Unreported, Court Hears

nytimes.com — Trinity Industries, a maker of roadway guardrails, found itself on the defensive Wednesday in a federal whistle-blower trial as it tried to explain why five failed crash tests were not disclosed to authorities.

Virginia Threatens to Remove Guardrails Unless Manufacturer Performs New Tests

nytimes.com — Concern is mounting over the safety of guardrails sold by Trinity Industries, as yet another state has threatened to stop buying them, and will consider removing them. Virginia, in a letter sent to the company on Friday, told Trinity that state transportation officials did not believe Trinity had properly tested the end of a guardrail it redesigned in 2005.
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Oct 25, 2014

Concerned about lapses by the Nat'l Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the White House is reviewing the agency nytimes.com/2014/10/25/bus…

Oct 24, 2014

Trinity has stopped shipping guardrail unit that 13 states banned over concern that it may impale drivers in crashes nytimes.com/2014/10/25/bus…

Oct 24, 2014

Ending a dispute w/ federal safety regulators, Evenflo will recall 202K child seats for faulty buckles nytimes.com/2014/10/25/bus… By @JensenNHPR

Oct 24, 2014

A dozen states have now banned a guardrail that is suspected of having a deadly defect. Here's our previous reporting nytimes.com/2014/10/22/bus…

Oct 24, 2014

"Two big-boned palookas throwing haymakers like a couple of trucks slamming into each other." Mmm.. tasty words.. :) nytimes.com/2014/10/25/spo…

Oct 23, 2014

Three more states have banned Trinity's potentially hazardous ET-Plus guardrail head, bringing the total to ten. nytimes.com/2014/10/24/bus…

Oct 23, 2014

“You cannot put Pol Pot or a terrorist on a milk creamer,” he added. “It is unacceptable.” nytimes.com/2014/10/23/wor…

Oct 23, 2014

My iPhone doesn't think Gobstopper is a word, but "gobs robber" & "go stopper" are apparently acceptable replacements. I eat too much candy.

Oct 23, 2014

Here's some background on regional recalls, including information on the Takata airbag crisis nytimes.com/2014/09/16/bus…{%221%22%3A%22RI%3A8%22}



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