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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Nov 15, 2017

RT @mattdrange: A new @Trump-branded hotel in New York appears to be as unlikely today as it was a year ago. Company spokeswoman:…

Nov 15, 2017

RT @tylisajohnson: Yesterday, my first story at the @TB_Times published. Police tasered a man after he drove through a New Port Richey…

Nov 14, 2017

RT @RobertFaturechi: NEW from @ProPublica/@nytimes: How an ex-pesticide lobbyist - now inside the Trump administration - opened the door…

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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.