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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.

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.

Highway Guardrail May Be Deadly, States Say

nytimes.com — By last month, state transportation officials in Missouri said they had seen enough. Federal highway officials had long insisted that guardrails throughout the state were safe. But some guardrail heads had apparently malfunctioned, in essence turning the rails into spears when cars hit them and injuring people instead of cushioning the blow, Missouri officials said.

Report Rebukes Treasury for Bailout Pay Packages at G.M. and Ally Financial

nytimes.com — Top executives at General Motors and Ally Financial, both of which received bailouts from the United States Treasury Department in 2009, were paid excessively even as taxpayers lost money, according to a special inspector general report. The report, released Wednesday, criticized the Treasury Department for loosening its own restrictions on executive pay for G.M.

Regulator Slow to Respond to Deadly Vehicle Defects

cnbc.com — General Motors published an article in February on its Chevrolet website trumpeting an achievement certain to help sell a lot of cars. Its 2014 Chevys had earned more five-star overall safety ratings in a new car assessment program than had any other brand. The next day, G.M.

Auto safety agency slow to respond to deadly flaws

buffalonews.com — General Motors Co. published an article in February on its Chevrolet website trumpeting an achievement certain to help sell a lot of cars.Its 2014 Chevys had earned more five-star overall safety ratings in a new car assessment program than had any other brand.The next day, GM beg...

Regulator Slow to Respond to Deadly Vehicle Defects

nytimes.com — General Motors published an article in February on its Chevrolet website trumpeting an achievement certain to help sell a lot of cars. Its 2014 Chevys had earned more five-star overall safety ratings in a new car assessment program than had any other brand. The next day, G.M.
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Oct 21, 2014

Agency says Trinity's crash test lab must disclose any financial interests in guardrails. Prior tester held patent. nytimes.com/2014/10/22/bus…

Oct 21, 2014

“This federal agency is now asking the right questions, but way too late." -- @SenBlumenthal on the FHWA & guardrails nytimes.com/2014/10/22/bus…

Oct 21, 2014

Today, another state banned installation of the Trinity guardrail, which allegedly can malfunction & harpoon cars nytimes.com/2014/10/22/bus…

Oct 21, 2014

Years after learning guardrail maker didn't report potentially hazardous changes, government demands more crash tests nytimes.com/2014/10/22/bus…

Oct 21, 2014

As a kid, I really, truly believed that, by now, we'd all been surfing the streets on hoverboards. nytimes.com/2014/10/21/tec…

Oct 21, 2014

Police looked for clues about the stab wounds in her neck but the killer wasn't human. It was the airbag in her Honda nytimes.com/2014/10/21/bus…

Oct 21, 2014

Guardrail maker found liable for defrauding US government, which continues to approve the rails for federal funding. nytimes.com/2014/10/21/bus…

Oct 20, 2014

Video is banned at the Supreme Court, so @iamjohnoliver provides a public service: youtube.com/watch?v=fJ9prh…



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