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Senior writer at The New York Times. Member of the paper's investigative unit since 2002. Native of Concord, Massachusetts. Graduate of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. Proud alum of the Tampa Bay Times, the Rochester Times-Union and the Green Bay Press Gazette. Winner of th...

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@DavidBarstow — 4,963 followers, 141 tweets

Aug 13, 2017

@RyanMKellyPhoto, who took that heartbreaking photo in #Charlottesville, seems to be leaving journalism. I hope he reconsiders.

Jun 12, 2017

Trump makes bizarre claims at press event as Cabinet members take turns praising him 

May 29, 2017

@con_agius Happy to help if I can. Email me:

Nov 09, 2016

RT @PostBaron: .@sulliview Journalists will need to be "better -- stronger, more courageous, stiffer-spined" than ever.

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Have you ever used a typewriter?

I wish it wasn't so, but yes. I actually took typing in high school. I hated typing class more than any other class I ever took.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Is there any choice other than Cary Grant as Walter Burns?

What does it mean to be a journalist?

I get paid to question authority. How cool is that?