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Journalism Vice President, Knight Foundation
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Thrilled to join @knightfdn as v.p. of journalism after 19 years @nytimes. Author, Queen Bess, the definitive bio of Bess Myerson.

Facebook and YouTube Fuel the Egyptian Protests — 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 — 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 — 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 — 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 — 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 — 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 — 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.

Authorities Release First Comprehensive List of Mudslide Dead and Missing — The Snohomish County Medical Examiner's office has released the first comprehensive list of victims of the landslide. Of the 24 victims transported to the medical examiner's office, 18 have been identified and their families notified. Three additional victims have been discovered but are not yet included in the official count.
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Mar 27, 2015

Hey @willoneill27 great game against the Pirates. Glad your mum invited us. Go Ice Caps from BU Girls!

Mar 20, 2015

RT @arusbridger: Delighted the brilliant Kath Viner to be 12th Editor of the Guardian in 194 yrs.Only instruction: "Carry on as heretofore"

Mar 19, 2015

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