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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.

Nissan Recalls 1,800 SUVs Over Another Defect in Takata-Made Airbags

nytimes.com — About 14 million older vehicles have been recalled in recent years because airbags made by the Takata Corporation can explode in a crash, shooting pieces of metal into the cabin. But a different Takata defect that can have the same effect is emerging in newer vehicles.

Judge Orders Mediation in Guardrail Lawsuit

nytimes.com — Trinity Industries, a maker of highway guardrails that are suspected of having a dangerous defect, and a whistle-blower have been ordered to enter mediation after the company lost a $175 million verdict for defrauding the United States government.

Virginia plans to remove suspect guardrail parts

hamptonroads.com — Adding to the pressure on guardrail manufacturer Trinity Industries, Virginia said Monday that it planned to remove the company's products after it failed to meet a state deadline to supply documentation for new crash testing. Virginia would be the first state to take such an action, going a step further than the 13 other states that have banned further purchases of the guardrails.

Producer of highway guardrails to halt sales

houstonchronicle.com — Trinity Industries, facing mounting criticism that its guardrails can impale drivers in crashes, said Friday that it would stop selling the product that 13 states have now banned. The announcement is a sharp reversal for the company, which had continued to sell the guardrails even as state after state this week said they had banned further installations.

Virginia Plans to Remove Suspect Guardrail Parts

nytimes.com — Virginia plans to remove products from the guardrail maker Trinity Industries after the company failed to meet a deadline set by the state's Department of Transportation on plans for new crash testing. The products, ET-Plus rail heads, are suspected of having a dangerous defect that could lead them to jam, causing guardrails to pierce vehicles in head-on collisions.

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.
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Oct 31, 2014

Auto regulators have levied a $3.5 million fine against Ferrari because it failed to report fatal accidents. nytimes.com/2014/11/01/bus…

Oct 31, 2014

The word of the day is Baffle. It's the name of another defective Takata part that may also cause airbags to explode. nytimes.com/2014/11/01/bus…

Oct 30, 2014

RT @emilybell: “@jbsgreenberg: Good Lord! pic.twitter.com/PG3K0hRqIi” so...PhDs, this is not really accurate in my narrow experience

Oct 30, 2014

Safety regulators have revived an inquiry from 5 yrs ago, ordering Takata to submit records of defective airbags. nytimes.com/2014/10/31/bus…

Oct 30, 2014

New Mexico is the 17th state to ban Trinity's ET-Plus guardrail after safety concerns were raised. From @nytgraphics: nytimes.com/interactive/20…

Oct 30, 2014

RT @MattGoldstein26: $1.5 Million Sent in Error to Money Manager (Both Are Missing), via @nytimes nyti.ms/1tPqOEc

Oct 29, 2014

Regulators urged 10 carmakers & Takata to fix airbags faster. Meanwhile, Congress asked GAO to review the regulators. nytimes.com/2014/10/30/bus…

Oct 29, 2014

RT @jbsgreenberg: Wall Street banks broke their promises to behave, putting major deals in jeopardy. Our story. @benprotess nyti.ms/1tOAMFX

Oct 29, 2014

North Dakota bans Trinity's ET-Plus guardrail. 16 states have now banned the units, which may malfunction in crashes. nytimes.com/interactive/20…



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