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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Sep 21, 2017

RT @mbieseck: Federal employees ordered to attend anti-leaking classes, according to @EPA documents leaked to @AP _  https://www.apnews.com/5907d7e83087480ab2b311e699782645 

Sep 21, 2017

RT @EricLiptonNYT: Here's Trump's nominee Consumer Product Safety Commission. Corporate lawyer for companies facing allegations of def…

Sep 19, 2017

RT @luiluau: This video sent a chill down my spine. My mom received this from a friend in Mexico City after the earthquake…

Sep 19, 2017

RT @ProPublica: 1/ We have an update on reporting @TrumpHotel’s CEO called “inappropriate” and “irresponsible.” https://t.co/3vamjQEC05

Sep 19, 2017

RT @pierre: The President of the United States is the beneficial owner of this company. If they don't like the scrutiny, he can…

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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.