Mike Baker

Mike Baker

@ByMikeBaker

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Correspondent for @nytimes. Author of zero books. DMs are open. For sharing sensitive information or documents, contact me on Signal app at 646-394-3002

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Fun Fact

91% of 18-34 year olds using social media are talking about brands.

I’ve heard from many parents of kids under 12 looking for guidance on the Delta variant of Covid. Today’s Morning newsletter tries to provide some. 🧵 https://t.co/7oITE5uX05

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Not great news on the murder hornets: Entomologists have confirmed a new discovery near Marysville, Wash. 

That's about 50 miles away from any previous discovery. The state, citing DNA testing, says the hornet appears unrelated to previous finds. 

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Not great news on the murder hornets: Entomologists have confirmed a new discovery near Marysville, Wash. That's about 50 miles away from any previous discovery. The state, citing DNA testing, says the hornet appears unrelated to previous finds. https://t.co/iCU52Dy3wk https://t.co/MkItLtl9qW

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This failed Mississippi bill banning the 1619 Project has a tiny problem https://t.co/9L7vZ7fwju https://t.co/0zUmr8ikTW

This failed Mississippi bill banning the 1619 Project has a tiny problem https://t.co/9L7vZ7fwju https://t.co/0zUmr8ikTW

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Well this is quite a morning! MacKenzie Scott (formerly Bezos) just announced another $2.7B in donations in the first quarter of this year, "attempting to give away a fortune that was enabled by systems in need of change." https://t.co/3dsXyJE5fs

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THREAD: Last month, a metro that was less than ten years old crashed in Mexico City, killing 26 people. Why? Our investigation found serious, basic flaws in the construction of the metro — which likely led directly to the accident: https://t.co/rSixWUODLb

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NEW: DOJ secretly subpoenaed Apple for personal info of Trump's then WH counsel Don McGahn and his wife in Feb '18. DOJ barred Apple from telling them at time but 3 years later in May '21 Apple told them. It's unclear what investigation it was related to. https://t.co/bqZAycoIo4

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Just weeks after a NYT exposé on the famed chef Blaine Wetzel and The Willows restaurant, The Seattle Times details extensive allegations of workplace groping and other sexual misconduct by the acclaimed chef Edouardo Jordan (JuneBaby restaurant). https://t.co/g3UwS50TBn

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Apple did not realize that data on two Democratic lawmakers was part of a request by the Trump Justice Department. It was handled by a paralegal like a routine request. https://t.co/kS51EUmnCp

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JUST IN: Darnella Frazier, the teenage girl who pulled out her cell phone and recorded the police murder of George Floyd last summer, has received an honorary Pulitzer Prize for her courage. https://t.co/tPLK86fCHX

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Quoted @MitchKSmith

You may have seen The NYT’s coronavirus case map. It's part of a sprawling data effort that involved over 100 journalists. We learned today our work was part of an entry that received the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service. Here’s how the project came to be.

Special shout-out to @MitchKSmith. Here's a thread explaining the immense covid tracking effort, involving more than 100 journalists, to collect data that the Times made available to researchers, health agencies and the public. https://t.co/uo7YhEfoGD

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Wesley Morris, a critic at large for The New York Times, won the 2021 Pulitzer Prize for Criticism, making him the first person to win the category twice. His work examined the George Floyd protests, Black artists, life under quarantine and pop culture. https://t.co/O14RAI38kj

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What a remarkable collection of journalism: AP and BuzzFeed... The Atlantic and Runner's World... Boston, Birmingham, Tampa. Proud of my NYT colleagues. It's hard to overstate how many people invested so much of their lives into virus coverage last year. https://t.co/jHG7qFmFDc

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Here are the early-June western drought maps for every year since 2000.

More graphics on reservoir levels, snowpack, temperature and precipitation: https://t.co/Sn6Au5DgGj https://t.co/nC5vY4sU7W

Here are the early-June western drought maps for every year since 2000. More graphics on reservoir levels, snowpack, temperature and precipitation: https://t.co/Sn6Au5DgGj https://t.co/nC5vY4sU7W

Lawmakers in Oregon ejected one of their colleagues from office for the first time in state history, voting 59 to 1 to oust Representative Mike Nearman for his role in helping a far-right crowd breach the State Capitol last year. https://t.co/6MjwwyYWPW

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"His actions were blatant and deliberate, and he has shown no remorse for jeopardizing the safety of every person in the Capitol that day," Speaker Tina Kotek says tonight. "Given the extraordinary circumstances, this was the only reasonable path forward." https://t.co/PmLvlfDw6Y

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Quoted @_Brian_ICT

Rep. Mike Nearman leaves the floor after the Oregon House of Representatives voted 59-1 to expel him for his actions on Dec. 12. Nearman let violent protesters into the Capitol, and later video showed him planning the action called “Operation Hall Pass.” https://t.co/wBn3ALCM1X

Rep. Mike Nearman leaves the floor after the Oregon House of Representatives voted 59-1 to expel him for his actions on Dec. 12. Nearman let violent protesters into the Capitol, and later video showed him planning the action called “Operation Hall Pass.” https://t.co/wBn3ALCM1X

A photo from @_Brian_ICT at @Salem_Statesman captures Nearman, no longer a state representative, leaving the House floor alone tonight. https://t.co/slGp3IrCQ4

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Just now: For the first time in Oregon history, lawmakers have voted to expel a colleague: Rep. Mike Nearman, who helped a far-right crowd breach the state Capitol in December. 59-1 vote. All Republicans (except Nearman) voted for expulsion. Background: https://t.co/6ndQurrrVr

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