Reporter, The New York Times

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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 — 4,917 followers, 137 tweets

Nov 09, 2016

RT @PostBaron: .@sulliview Journalists will need to be "better -- stronger, more courageous, stiffer-spined" than ever. https://t.co/KHxrr9tDHl

Nov 03, 2016

Did Trump show only $14,222 in salary on his 2015 disclosure form to get out of paying Medicare and SS taxes?  http://nyti.ms/2et6bLF 

Oct 16, 2016

A perfect reply to thuggish, ignorant enemies of the First Amendment:  http://bit.ly/2ej5Dov 

Oct 13, 2016

RT @timesinsider: The daily life of David McCraw, the universally beloved champion of the @nytimes newsroom:  http://nyti.ms/2biGBFX 

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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?