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Journalism Vice President, Knight Foundation
As seen in:  New York Times

Thrilled to join @knightfdn as v.p. of journalism after 19 years @nytimes. Author, Queen Bess, the definitive bio of Bess Myerson. Preston@knightfoundation.org

Speaking Digitally About Exhibits

nytimes.com — WHEN Bridget Oliveri, a 25-year-old medical student, was deciding where to take a visitor one recent evening, she dismissed the usual destinations for 20-somethings in Manhattan and Brooklyn in favor of the American Museum of Natural History. It wasn't a tough sell.

Facebook and YouTube Fuel the Egyptian Protests

nytimes.com — If there is a face to the revolt that has sprouted in Egypt, it may be the face of Khaled Said. Mr. Said, a 28-year-old Egyptian businessman, was pulled from an Internet cafe in Alexandria last June by two plainclothes police officers, who witnesses say then beat him to death in the lobby of a residential building.

Live Updates From Ferguson

Live Updates From Ferguson

Scenes on Twitter from Ferguson, Mo., Overnight

news.blogs.nytimes.com — As my colleague, Alan Blinder reports from Ferguson, Mo., protesters looted stores and clashed with the police overnight amid renewed tension over the fatal shooting of Michael Brown by a police officer a week ago. Mr. Blinder and other journalists, along with demonstrators, posted images, videos and reports on Twitter from the streets of the St.

Live Video and Updates on GM Internal Recall Investigation

news.blogs.nytimes.com — General Motors discussed the findings of an internal investigation into why it took the company more than a decade to recall about 2.6 million small cars with defective ignition switches. The auto company says the problem has caused at least 13 deaths, but lawyers bringing suits against G.M.

More Severe Weather After Deadly Tornado Outbreak

thelede.blogs.nytimes.com — At least 11 people died Monday in Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee after a powerful storm system spawned multiple tornadoes and ripped across several states in the South, bringing the total death toll from the severe weather to more than two dozen people since Sunday, as our colleagues report.

New York Police Twitter Backlash Spreads Around the World

thelede.blogs.nytimes.com — What began as an effort by the New York Police Department to get people to share favorable photos of city police officers on Twitter has turned into an international social media campaign about police abuse. As my colleague J. David Goodman reports, the Police Department's Twitter hashtag #mynypd was quickly hijacked after @NYPDNews made its initial callout.

Live Coverage on the Anniversary of the Boston Marathon Bombings

thelede.blogs.nytimes.com — On the first anniversary of the bombings at the Boston Marathon, Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. was among the officials speaking Tuesday at a tribute for the victims and survivors, as my colleague, Katharine Q. Seelye reports.

San Diego Couple Rescued in Ocean Defend Decision to Sail Across Pacific

thelede.blogs.nytimes.com — A California couple, rescued from their 36-foot sailboat in the Pacific Ocean on Sunday after their infant daughter became ill, defended their decision to sail into open seas with two young children. As they met an avalanche of online criticism about setting sail two weeks ago from Mexico to New Zealand, the couple issued a statement from aboard the frigate that helped rescue them, the USS Vandegrift.
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Jul 03, 2015

@nycjim Nice piece. Chris will be there tonight with his brother. Hope you see each other!

Jun 29, 2015

@natashanyt So glad you did the story! And with the wonderful @jeremybmerrill. Someone's got to build a TOS/Explainer app for people.

Jun 25, 2015

RT @gjbarb: The #srccon logistics guide (srccon.org/guide/) wasn't kidding in its description of @anniesparlour: "Malts!" Sooo tasty.

Jun 23, 2015

RT @MediaFunders: Moving from a "broadcast" governance model to one that's more bottom-up trumps #civictech toolbuilding now @cbracy #MIForum

Jun 23, 2015

RT @p2173: Software is gendered. Emily White at #MIForum. 88% of software in use is written by all-male teams. @MediaFunders

Jun 23, 2015

RT @craignewmark: Hey @Marthalanefox you just got cited as "epic" in great ways at #miforum for your work in government and nonprofits

Jun 23, 2015

Founded by @VanJones68, Dream Works seeks to train 100,000 low-income youth to become top-level #yeswecode programmers #mifunders



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