Journalist @ProPublica & instructor @ColumbiaJourn / @Mizzou & @ColumbiaSIPA alum / email: derek.kravitz@propublica.org

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Biography

Derek Kravitz is a deputy news editor at The Wall Street Journal, where he writes and edits about politics, crime and business in greater New York. He is also a research scholar in the dean's office at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, working on a forthcoming book project an...

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Aug 18, 2017

Gem on Icahn's reg: Draft executive order looked like it was written "by someone with no experience in Washington"  https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/08/28/carl-icahns-failed-raid-on-washington/amp 

Aug 18, 2017

RT @maggieNYT: In all seriousness, Bannon walked out of WH and into his newsroom, presumably with some info in hand  https://twitter.com/charliespiering/status/898666290956709888 

Aug 18, 2017

RT @otraletra: You can use it to search and filter by keyword & date range to see what hate incidents have been reported in local…

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What was your first job as a journalist?

My first job was at the Columbia (Mo.) Daily Tribune, an afternoon newspaper, as a courts and cops reporter.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I did briefly use a digital typewriter, complete with a white-out function, in grade and high school.

What's your favorite social network?

Twitter is a breaking-news editor's best friend.