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Michael Barbaro


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April 2007: Journalist.

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Employee/Contractor/Fellow/Freelancer (past or present) New York Times Source Jul 9, 2016
Employee/Contractor/Fellow/Freelancer (past or present) Washington Post Source Sep 13, 2005

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Jul 09, 2016 Black Lives Matter Was Gaining Ground. Then a Sniper Opened Fire.

QUOTE: Inside Black Lives Matter, the national revulsion over videos of police officers shooting to death black men in Minnesota and Louisiana was undeniable proof that the group’s message of outrage and demands for justice had finally broken through....Black Lives Matter now faces perhaps the biggest crisis in its short history: It is both scrambling to distance itself from an African-American sniper in Dallas who set out to murder white police officers and trying to rebut a chorus of detractors who blame the movement for inspiring his deadly attack.

New York Times
May 31, 2016 Former Trump University Workers Call the School a ‘Lie’ and a ‘Scheme’ in Testimony

QUOTE: In blunt testimony revealed on Tuesday, former managers of Trump University, the for-profit school started by Donald J. Trump, portray it as an unscrupulous business that relied on high-pressure sales tactics, employed unqualified instructors, made deceptive claims and exploited vulnerable students willing to pay tens of thousands for Mr. Trump’s insights.

New York Times
Jun 24, 2011 New York Allows Same-Sex Marriage, Becoming Largest State to Pass Law

QUOTE: Lawmakers voted late Friday to legalize same-sex marriage, making New York the largest state where gay and lesbian couples will be able to wed and giving the national gay-rights movement new momentum from the state where it was born....Passage of same-sex marriage here followed a daunting run of defeats in other states where voters barred same-sex marriage by legislative action, constitutional amendment or referendum. Just five states currently permit same-sex marriage...

New York Times
Jun 06, 2011 Weiner Admits He Sent Lewd Photos; Seeks Not to Resign

QUOTE: Representative Anthony D. Weiner, a rising star in Democratic politics who many believed would be the next mayor of New York City, admitted on Monday to having had inappropriate online exchanges with at least six women, and repeatedly lying....There was a striking absence of public expressions of support from his colleagues, and the House Democratic leader, Representative Nancy Pelosi of California, called for an ethics investigation into his conduct.

New York Times
Aug 03, 2009 City Hall Broke Rules Funneling Money to Groups

QUOTE: For years, aides to Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg routed hundreds of thousands of dollars in city money to at least two politically connected nonprofit groups in violation of government contracting rules, according to records and interviews....By law, the mayor’s office can give the money only if it has been requested by a City Council member or borough president, but in these two instances, records and interviews show, the money was given by the Bloomberg administration, then later attributed to a council member without his knowledge.

New York Times
Jul 26, 2009 In New Jersey, Ideal Conditions for Corruption

QUOTE: As 44 people walked before cameras last week, their hands in cuffs, after they were arrested in the state’s biggest corruption scandal in years — but not, to be sure, that many years — even their most scandal-fatigued constituents, from the gritty precincts of Journal Square in Jersey City to the glittering new condominiums on the Hudson in Hoboken, began to wonder: Why is New Jersey so unshakably corrupt?

New York Times
Nov 20, 2008 Defiant Mayor Won’t Promise to Send Rebate

QUOTE: After being dealt a rare public embarrassment by the City Council, which forced his administration to acknowledge on Monday that he was legally required to send out $400 rebate checks promised to hundreds of thousands of New York homeowners, a defiant Mr. Bloomberg said on Wednesday that he had no plans to release the money.

New York Times
Jun 05, 2008 Wal-Mart’s Detractors Come In From the Cold

QUOTE: “It’s fair to say we have been less in-your-face,” said David Nassar, the executive director of Wal-Mart Watch, which had hammered the company in stinging newspaper advertisements and provocative reports with titles like “Shameless: How Wal-Mart Bullies Its Way Into Communities Across America.”

New York Times
Nov 13, 2007 A Health Plan for Wal-Mart: Less Stinginess

QUOTE: But the changes in its policies have accomplished what once seemed impossible. Many of its most ardent critics have put down their pitchforks. Andrew L. Stern, whose Service Employees International Union set up an advocacy group to attack Wal-Mart three years ago, now concedes that “there is clearly a focus on covering more people.”

New York Times
Apr 21, 2007 A New Twist on Snooping at Wal-Mart

QUOTE: Wal-Mart said that its own investigation into Mr. Gabbard’s assertions showed that no employee had either secretly listened in on board meetings or conducted surveillance on shareholders. Wal-Mart did concede, however, that employees have in the past researched the background of shareholders expected to attend its annual meeting in Arkansas.

New York Times
Aug 29, 2006 Wal-Mart Counters Criticism With a Political-Style Ad Campaign

QUOTE: Wal-Mart introduced a marketing campaign that closely resembles the television advertisements used by political candidates...appears to believe it has failed to persuade the public that its benefits and wages are generous, leaving it open to attacks from union-backed groups and political parties.

New York Times
Aug 19, 2006 Different Focus in Atlanta on Young’s Remark

QUOTE: people who have known Mr. Young for decades seem rather satisfied that his comment that Jewish, Arab and Korean store owners had “ripped off” black neighborhoods, “selling us stale bread and bad meat and wilted vegetables” had severed his link with his most high-profile client, Wal-Mart Stores, in whose defense he made the remark.

New York Times
Aug 17, 2006 Eye on Election, Democrats Run as Wal-Mart Foe

QUOTE: The focus on Wal-Mart is part of a broader strategy of addressing what Democrats say is general economic anxiety and a growing sense that economic gains of recent years have not benefited the middle class or the working poor.

New York Times
Sep 13, 2005 Wal-Mart Accused of Denying Workers' Rights

QUOTE: An American labor rights group filed a class-action lawsuit yesterday against Wal-Mart Stores Inc., alleging that suppliers in five countries violated workers' rights, including denying a minimum wage, requiring overtime and punishing union activity.

Washington Post
Jul 09, 2005 Wal-Mart Fights Whistle-Blower Suits

QUOTE: Wal-Mart Stores Inc., trying to fend off lawsuits claiming it illegally fired corporate whistle-blowers, has hired the former chief lawyer for the Department of Labor, Eugene Scalia, and has begun to fire back at its accusers.

Washington Post
Jun 09, 2005 Wal-Mart's Ariz. PR Executive Resigns: His Office Oversaw Book-Burning Ad

QUOTE: "The Wal-Mart community affairs director for Arizona and Southern California, whose office approved an advertisement that appeared to equate a local zoning proposal with Nazi book-burning, has resigned, the giant retailer said."

Washington Post
Mar 19, 2005 Wal-Mart to Pay $11 Million Settlement: Chain Settles Illegal-Worker Investigation

QUOTE: Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the nation's largest retailer, agreed to pay $11 million to settle a federal investigation that found hundreds of illegal immigrants were hired to clean its stores...

Washington Post
Sep 04, 2004 Wal-Mart Discussing Settlement: Probe Involves Use Of Illegal Workers

QUOTE: Wal-Mart disclosed in November that it was the target of a federal grand jury investigation into potential immigration law violations, after federal agents arrested more than 250 cleaning-crew workers hired by outside contractors.

Washington Post
Jun 11, 2004 Jos. A. Bank's Sales Tactics Investigated

QUOTE: New York Attorney General Eliot L. Spitzer is investigating allegations that men's retailer Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. practiced false advertising and deceptive sales tactics in its New York stores...

Washington Post
Aug 05, 2002 The Cancer Letter's Goldberg Delves Into the Details

QUOTE: ...200 dying cancer patients...enrolled, clutching hope, in [ImClone]drug tests that turned out be riddled with so many problems they failed to produce definitive information.

Washington Post

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