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Reporter at The New York Times. Covering the intersection of business & government. I write a lot about car safety. Data geek. Musical theatre freak.

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 is a recipient of the 2014 Howard Scripps ...

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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.

Company Behind Snowden Vetting Did Check on D.C. Shooter

bloomberg.com — The U.S. government contractor that vetted Edward Snowden, who leaked information about national surveillance programs, said it also performed a background check on the Washington Navy Yard shooter. USIS, a unit of Falls Church, Virginia-based Altegrity Inc., owned by Providence Equity Partners LLC, did Aaron Alexis's background investigation in 2007, Ray Howell, a USIS spokesman, said in an e-mail.
Sep 19, 2013

background-check co that vetted Snowden and Washington shooter got $253m for its work last year bloom.bg/18EL0Z4 via @BloombergNews

Takata’s faulty airbags still exact toll as recalls lag - The Santa Fe New Mexican: News

santafenewmexican.com — ROCK HILL, S.C. - The shrapnel from the Ford Ranger air bag punctured Joel Knight's neck with so much force that investigators initially did not rule out a fatal shooting.

Deadly lifesavers: rupturing Takata air bags still exact a toll

seattletimes.com — Millions of people are still driving vehicles with Takata air bags that may pose a lethal danger because they have not been repaired or, in some cases, even recalled. Share story ROCK HILL, S.C. - The shrapnel from the Ford Ranger air bag punctured Joel Knight's neck with so much force that investigators initially did not rule out a fatal shooting.

Millions of dangerous air bags are still on the road

startribune.com — The shrapnel from the Ford Ranger air bag punctured Joel Knight's neck with so much force that investigators initially did not rule out a fatal shooting. Knight's truck hit a stray cow on a South Carolina highway in December, an accident that should have left Knight, a 52-year-old welder, shaken up but not dead.

Takata’s Faulty Airbags Still Exact Toll as Recalls Lag

nytimes.com — ROCK HILL, S.C. - The shrapnel from the Ford Ranger airbag punctured Joel Knight's neck with so much force that investigators initially did not rule out a fatal shooting. Mr. Knight's truck hit a stray cow on a South Carolina highway last month, an accident that should have left Mr. Knight, a 52-year-old welder, shaken up but not dead.
Jan 30, 2016

Shrapnel punctured Joel Knight’s neck w/ such force investigators initially didn't rule out a shooting. Our latest: nyti.ms/1nvaCqi

Jan 30, 2016

"He also had wounds on his right arm. They show that he tried to brace himself from the airbag before he died." nytimes.com/2016/01/31/bus…

Jan 30, 2016

Since '00, Takata sold as many as 54 million inflaters in the US w ammonium nitrate, 28M of which have been recalled nytimes.com/2016/01/31/bus…

Jan 30, 2016

Despite a recall spanning 14 carmakers, 10s of millions of people drive cars that may be dangerous @HirokoTabuchi nytimes.com/2016/01/31/bus…

Jan 30, 2016

RT @danielle_ivory: Despite a recall spanning 14 carmakers, 10s of millions of people drive cars that may be dangerous @HirokoTabuchi nytimes.com/2016/01/31/bus…

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Takata Airbag Flaw Linked to 10th Death; 5 Million More Vehicles Recalled

nytimes.com — Federal safety regulators announced the recall of roughly five million more vehicles on Friday to fix airbags made by Takata that can explode. Regulators also linked another death - the 10th so far - to the defect.
Jan 22, 2016

A man in SC died in late December after the driver’s-side airbag in his 2006 Ford Ranger pickup ruptured violently nytimes.com/2016/01/23/bus…

Jan 22, 2016

RT @HirokoTabuchi: Takata Airbag Flaw Linked to 10th Death; 5 Million More Vehicles Recalled nyti.ms/1PbdMuh w/ @danielle_ivory

Jan 22, 2016

The 10th airbag death: Driver’s-side airbag in a Georgia man's 2006 Ford Ranger pickup ruptures violently. nyti.ms/1PbdMuh

Jan 22, 2016

Takata recalls in the US been expanded to more than 24 million cars. 10s of millions more may be recalled: nytimes.com/2016/01/23/bus…

Jan 22, 2016

time for grand jury investigation: Takata Airbag Flaw Linked to 10th Death; 5 Million More Vehicles Recalled nyti.ms/1PbdMuh

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Judge Dismisses G.M.’s First Ignition Defect Case

nytimes.com — The first federal civil trial that General Motors has faced over its defective ignition switch ended abruptly on Friday after the plaintiff agreed to dismiss his claims. The case became troubled after allegations from G.M. cast doubt on testimony given by the plaintiff, Robert Scheuer, an Oklahoman who was injured after his 2003 Saturn Ion crashed into a tree in May 2014.
Jan 22, 2016

The 1st federal GM trial on the ignition defect has come to an abrupt end after allegations cast doubt on plaintiff nytimes.com/2016/01/23/bus…

Jan 22, 2016

With the first GM bellwether trial deemed an "outlier," there will be more pressure on the five other bellwethers nytimes.com/2016/01/23/bus…

Jan 22, 2016

RT @danielle_ivory: With the first GM bellwether trial deemed an "outlier," there will be more pressure on the five other bellwethers nytimes.com/2016/01/23/bus…

Jan 22, 2016

Abrupt ending to important trial: Judge Dismisses G.M.’s First Ignition Defect Case nyti.ms/1UgDo8S

Jan 22, 2016

Judge seems "very frustrated about what has happened & understandably so.” Prof Carl Tobias on GM trial's abrupt end nyti.ms/1UgDo8S

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Civil trial begins in ignition switch case

twincities.com — By Danielle IvoryNew York Times Posted: 01/12/2016 12:01:00 AM CST Updated: 01/12/2016 07:15:19 PM CST While acknowledging its role in failing to report a deadly defect for more than a decade, General Motors on Tuesday forcefully called into question the story of a man who was injured in a May 2014 crash and is suing the company.

Trial Begins in G.M. Ignition Defect Case

nytimes.com — While acknowledging its role in failing to report a deadly defect for more than a decade, General Motors on Tuesday forcefully called into question the story of a man who was injured in a May 2014 crash and is suing the company.
Jan 12, 2016

Today at its ignition switch trial GM forcefully called into question the story of a man injured in a 2014 crash nytimes.com/2016/01/13/bus…

Jan 12, 2016

Mr. Scheuer tried to fix his car in May, but there weren't parts. Later that month, he crashed. GM's trial begins: nytimes.com/2016/01/13/bus…

Jan 12, 2016

RT @danielle_ivory: Today at its ignition switch trial GM forcefully called into question the story of a man injured in a 2014 crash nytimes.com/2016/01/13/bus…

Jan 12, 2016

RT @danielle_ivory: Today at its ignition switch trial GM forcefully called into question the story of a man injured in a 2014 crash nytimes.com/2016/01/13/bus…

Jan 12, 2016

RT @danielle_ivory: Mr. Scheuer tried to fix his car in May, but there weren't parts. Later that month, he crashed. GM's trial begins: nytimes.com/2016/01/13/bus…

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Email points to widespread air bag test manipulation by Takata - The Santa Fe New Mexican: News

santafenewmexican.com — When Honda Motor Co. said two months ago that it would no longer use Takata as supplier of its air bags, the automaker said that testing data on the air bags had been "misrepresented and manipulated."
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Feb 09, 2016

RT @PatcohenNYT: Review: Samantha Bee’s Fierce, Fiery Feminism Anchors ‘Full Frontal’ nyti.ms/23UImyK

Feb 08, 2016

RT @KeithBradsher: #Taiwan quake: if neighbors won't live in a building after seeing it built, don't live there nyti.ms/20kH4IB pic.twitter.com/nH8Cabwv9d

Feb 08, 2016

“It just seems like you can just make up your own facts now.” --former EPA scientist publicintegrity.org/2016/02/08/192… @davidhth

Feb 06, 2016

"More people will be fired if I'm president." -- Marco Rubio on the VA at the #GOPDebate

Feb 06, 2016

RT @meganmurp: As a former lawyer, I am oddly thrilled that "What is eminent domain" is the #1 trending question on Google right now.... Easements next!

Feb 06, 2016

Whoa. What is happening? Is everyone on stage now?


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