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Michael Roston

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Gramercy Park, New York
Senior Staff Editor, Science — The New York Times

Senior staff editor for Science, The New York Times. Star of the second screen.

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Biography

I went to the same high school as Michelle Obama and the same university as James E. Hansen. My graduate school unfortunately attracts friends shared by Bashar al-Assad and Barbara Walters. I worked for a thinktank that had the best acronym in Washington, D.C. I watched the ship go down with Jim ...

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Nov 22, 2017

RT @AdrianChen: Sure, they're filled with unnameable dread, but at least they're not stuck on the platform for the third time this…

Nov 22, 2017

@evepeyser congrats to Vice News which will get so many pageviews every Thanksgiving from now until the year the sun burns out because of your smart strategic thinking to write this up

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I was an intern for James Ridgeway at the Village Voice.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I learned to type on a typewriter.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

Good flacks get to know the people they're pitching to. Most of you aren't good.