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Journalist, professor. Via Colorado, Palo Alto, Rome, Standing Rock, Bologna, Miami, WSJ, Columbia. Perpetually searching for buried ledes.

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@thegarance Unbelievable. https://t.co/FXw73aYYEIWait til you see what they sent to Lee Harvey Oswald's son. https://t.co/14PSXDiyYE @Will_Bunch Just hope most people are distancing, masking, etc. Which will be impossible if they get kettled and gassed. @Will_Bunch Sorry. https://t.co/Bwge3U9RYu @Will_Bunch Huge Philadelphia crowd + ongoing pandemic = historically worrisomeThe crowd on the Parkway in Philly looks bigger than the crowd for Pope Francis in 2015 that some officials claimed… https://t.co/6ubld38rQX
Retweeted by Bill Grueskin @bernybelvedere https://t.co/dfnMbZNjHgWill no one rid me of these meddlesome protesters? https://t.co/bYkychqLHiAnd here: "If the police wanted to decrease the risk of disease transmission at the protests, they could. "But th… https://t.co/pkOIjdLB1iFirst police line in Tel Aviv demo seems less menacing or gung-ho, to put it mildly https://t.co/RBx1RePDkN
Retweeted by Bill GrueskinI’ll explain it to you slowly mark so even you can understand. Trump is falsely claiming Biden wants to defund poli… https://t.co/XsMB3fXjkN
Retweeted by Bill GrueskinFor those of you under the impression that the government is fudging unemployment data, or under the impression tha… https://t.co/CdLrUCWJORThree weeks ago: https://t.co/hAFNMvMcZB https://t.co/Dyozu8avuKThe Top U.S. Coronavirus Hot Spots Are All Indian Lands https://t.co/uQAb5AcyTJ
Retweeted by Bill GrueskinThese newspaper owners make Alden Capital look like the Graham family. https://t.co/oDT7YZP42aA critical point in a critical thread: If police want to save lives, they need to avoid kettling protesters, deplo… https://t.co/fbZoQ8eIIB1. This is a shocking report and it appears to be true: A check of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette website right now sh… https://t.co/ZQWrR7hV6e
Retweeted by Bill GrueskinTo be clear, these 57 Buffalo cops resigned from the unit, not the police force. Meanwhile, the union offers this… https://t.co/hTbWHU9Wde
Retweeted by Bill GrueskinCan we all just agree that today is not, under any circumstances, "a great day" for George Floyd? https://t.co/JjQMXRCYsr
Retweeted by Bill GrueskinBy my count, Trump has tweeted or retweeted at least 193 times today.
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6/6
2020
Don’t blame Sen. Cotton for that ‘Send In The Troops’ headline. “The headline which was written by the Times ...… https://t.co/tgBnZcBcZIin atlanta and stopped into an early vote station for Tuesday's primary. latest person had to wait 5.5 hours https://t.co/YCdS32jQtX
Retweeted by Bill GrueskinWould watch. Without commercial breaks. https://t.co/36HTiuH10fCan we all just agree that today is not, under any circumstances, "a great day" for George Floyd? https://t.co/JjQMXRCYsrSame city, a few days earlier. https://t.co/DJfYVXumhlTo be clear, these 57 Buffalo cops resigned from the unit, not the police force. Meanwhile, the union offers this… https://t.co/hTbWHU9Wde.@VOANews is excluded from @Facebook's new policy to label state-controlled media: VOA is editorially independent,… https://t.co/umHZqXiESD
Retweeted by Bill GrueskinYou also don't want the person poised to become the next CEO of your company -- in this case, Meredith Kopit Levie… https://t.co/TalneUeUdU @jayrosen_nyu Looks like Cotton had an idea that was too diffuse for NYT edit page, so they came back with a 'doubl… https://t.co/Jpez8wMlP7 @joshtpm @voxdotcom Hope Mollie is okVia @RichLowry, Sen. Cotton's office gives its account of how the NYT handled that column. Looks like it went thro… https://t.co/02iiugrELF @qhardy No. Let the past be dwelt upon by others, and our we are faced into a forward direction @qhardy Mistakes were made, corrective action is being taken, apologies were accepted, employees were retrained, ne… https://t.co/VWjo1qV84R @brooksbarnesNYT @DylanByers @BenMullin Yikes. That sounds a little Lenin-ish.And in Bennet's response today (paraphrased), there's a lot of passive voice. He thinks he's taking one for the t… https://t.co/4xHSvolaoH @CarlosLozadaWP Or far worse, his remark about John Dingell... "Maybe he's looking up. Maybe, but let's assume he'… https://t.co/skHzWb3b3BReporting and verification matters. This man was wrongly ID’d on Twitter by people outraged by a bicyclist abusing… https://t.co/otBqyGIzxz
Retweeted by Bill Grueskin @froomkin No, the most offensive thing is when he followed that by saying, "this is a great day for him" (referring to Floyd)It's almost like he has a large property in New Jersey that is losing money because of the shutdown. https://t.co/nXS7B5W10MIn the infamous Buffalo police video, there's a moment where one cop seems about to check on the man who was tossed… https://t.co/oQNCr4rlPdThe "others not intervening" part of this deserves more attention. The problem isn't just the perpetrators' action… https://t.co/frFpc4sHCfIn the meantime Sen Cotton was very happy to give Fox News an interview describing the NYT as ‘garbage’.... https://t.co/WdHlrgLqVW
Retweeted by Bill GrueskinThis is a bad tweet. Paul, you're right to point out that the underlying models/processes used to produce jobs num… https://t.co/UqpXFRh0pL
Retweeted by Bill Grueskin @JustinWolfers I'm old enough to remember when Jack Welch was promoting conspiracy theories (2012) about Obama cook… https://t.co/1b9HBkkw1ABefore you start cheering, here are the facts from the household survey since February 6.3 million have left the la… https://t.co/NQa1ASTl8q
Retweeted by Bill GrueskinYou never want to have your boss -- in this case NYT Publisher AG Sulzberger -- say about your department, "Given t… https://t.co/LNURMa8VCQOne of the most fascinating things I have learned in this Cotton fiasco at the NYT is that 25-year-old news assist… https://t.co/HtIMAG43KL
Retweeted by Bill GrueskinThis is such a reach in comparing this quote to Clinton’s or Romney’s comments. https://t.co/7I69n6lbTG https://t.co/D2QT4N2EQ7
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6/5
2020
“Mr. Sulzberger and Mr. Bennet declined requests for interviews.” Those requests came from reporters at ... The Ne… https://t.co/1soCWJ2iwT @emilybell I was thinking the final 10 minutes of Godfather Part I but without the baptismal scene @lrozen Who is Uncle Leon??Thread. https://t.co/ojjY2zhL0p
Retweeted by Bill GrueskinLadies and gentlemen, the real victim steps forward https://t.co/OmVNyE0veZNYC hits hopeful milestone: Zero confirmed coronavirus deaths for first day since March 2020 - New York Daily News https://t.co/9pYPN0hOyi
Retweeted by Bill GrueskinWho wouldn’t pay a few bucks per month to be the first to know about internecine newsroom conflictsIt’s called Twitter and it’s free! https://t.co/GUXmzPTDww
Retweeted by Bill Grueskin @DylanByers Cut out the middleman!There should be a NYT Platinum Subscription Plan that provides access to the employees’ Slack channel. https://t.co/vcbIEPhdvY @dankennedy_nu As a Miami Herald editor once put atop an art critic’s review: “First seven grafs optional trim”A.G. Sulzberger, the NYT publisher, responds: "I believe in the principle of openness to a range of opinions, eve… https://t.co/uj9TgFD03j
Retweeted by Bill Grueskin @AlecMacGillis @powellnyt Good distancing https://t.co/PEAQVIb15M @AlecMacGillis @powellnyt The small town of Somers NY is holding a rally today. The town manager's FB post elicited… https://t.co/vsMgNuoLDnTrump named Corey Lewandowski to the Commission on Presidential Scholars - "a group of eminent citizens appointed t… https://t.co/7iNFSnI5kY @bobdavis187 @joepompeo "Two newspapers for the price of one," as our former boss, Paul Steiger, used to say. @rachelswarns This recent WSJ column is very much on the same point. https://t.co/7p9nzj7vHfIt's been >10 days since we saw those videos of crowds partying in the Ozarks. And -- so far, at least -- there ha… https://t.co/HerMraEBTICongrats @Facebook https://t.co/p2tFNbRip8
Retweeted by Bill GrueskinAfter Pearl Harbor 1941, FDR refused suggestions to surround the White House with light tanks because it might look… https://t.co/5SLEcMVimO
Retweeted by Bill GrueskinA.G. Sulzberger, the NYT publisher, responds: "I believe in the principle of openness to a range of opinions, eve… https://t.co/uj9TgFD03jKilmeade goes on to say that Lennon "would be hiding in his apartment" https://t.co/MA6uOS3yadThere's a "nuclear" explosion in the NYT newsroom over the Cotton op-ed, writes @joepompeo. One staffer tells him,… https://t.co/rH8Ss0bcXj @NotesFromHeL @PhillyInquirer Thank you for writing it. I’m putting on next year’s syllabusH/t @Will_Bunch“Talk of newsroom diversity is ratcheting up again, and with it, an odd expectation of appreciation for these effor… https://t.co/OTzRjpE6JNEven the third thing she mentions (Bush) isn't comparable to the second thing (Churchill) much less the first thing… https://t.co/qhhydCoUg3
Retweeted by Bill Grueskin @otherswise I was referring to the mid level editor who was likely handed this by the boss @Sulliview @AdamWeinstein The line about Gov. Faubus, a “racist Democrat,” was a tell that this was not exactly a reasoned oped @kimmasters 👏👏https://t.co/SMQj4anbMIRemember we have Jeff Zucker to thank for her https://t.co/TfwygolsHw @powellnyt @eisingerj Cheese cubes and a cash bar at this year’s GS Xmas party
6/4
2020
“The Cotton piece isn't original, or even timely” Read this thread from @sewellchan, a former top opinion editor a… https://t.co/AhK1pJvrlVMan: “I’d like to have a juicy steak— like that fellow is having” Waiter: “Ah monsieur, I am so sorry, we have no… https://t.co/nndOeMHm8wImagine being the NYT oped editor who got stuck running Tom Cotton’s rant ... while @TheAtlantic has the honor of p… https://t.co/wyC0auyVql @joshtpm LOL "Gov. Orval Faubus, a racist Democrat..." @Popehat @Yair_Rosenberg Apparently the administration wasn't content with just pissing off Episcopalians and Catholics this week. @jeffjarvis Someone should tell Alex Former New York Times Reporter BerensonThis White House video includes footage of palettes of bricks in places like Sherman Oaks, New York, and Fayettevil… https://t.co/zEZOK5bXq8
Retweeted by Bill Grueskin @BGrueskin that is such a spectacularly dumb comparison it boggles the mind
Retweeted by Bill GrueskinIf only Winston Churchill could come out from behind the movie poster, a la Marshall McLuhan @PaellaYPelau All of this.Throwing a baseball at Yankee Stadium is not remotely like dodging the Luftwaffe's bombs to get to your command center.This is a logistical nightmare for any college, even one as well-resourced as Stanford. Students rotating on and o… https://t.co/QdZDqRqEtnEven the third thing she mentions (Bush) isn't comparable to the second thing (Churchill) much less the first thing… https://t.co/qhhydCoUg3This thread, describing a 14-hour flight from LAX to Shijiazhuang, China, is hard to fathom Including: -- many pass… https://t.co/QSjtdQIiQ3 @amzam That makes a great deal of sense, esp at this moment.Here's the @sarahcpr version https://t.co/HKo55or46w @bernybelvedere This also applies to, say, CEOs of large, influential social-media platforms.Still can't understand why they thought this was a good idea. https://t.co/T3xzBEPYO8 @amzam No mute button?
6/3
2020

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