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Carla Javier
carlajavier
News fellow
Aug 18 2017
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In the NYT apology post, they quote a letter from a reader that I’ve been thinking about a lot re: why the blobs thing bugged me so much: Read more

Aug 17 2017
7

Hey - thanks for your comment! I think that’s a fair point. But, at least for me, the original article seemed less geared towards an earnest explanation, and more towards making it seem weird and exotic. Read more

Aug 17 2017
20

I grew up in Tennessee and I had a similar experience. I see so many pics on Insta of people I knew growing up “discovering” the same food they used to tease me for!

Aug 17 2017
14

(Sorry, I couldn’t resist. Just so excited to talk to another Crazy Ex-Girlfriend watcher!)

Aug 17 2017
3

Other people are discussing FDR too, so I wanted to share something re: Wilson Read more

Aug 17 2017
5

Thanks for your comment. I’m (genuinely) curious how you feel about some of the other examples, like Dr. James Marion Sims who is considered the father of a branch of medicine that we still use today, but accomplished that by taking advantage of enslaved black women? Read more

Aug 17 2017
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I was referring to the three women named by the NYC Parks folks on their website/in their plaques, but you’re right: there are many more women who we don’t know today who were subjected to Sims’ troubling, unethical, and cruel methods. Read more

Aug 16 2017
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Judging from some comments made on social media, it sounds like the people arrested knew that it was likely they were going to be arrested.

Aug 9 2017
3

All valid questions worth asking all candidates! We had to edit this conversation down for this article because without some cuts it would’ve been so long people wouldn’t have likely made it through the whole thing. Still, I’d be curious if you asked these questions directly what answers you’d get - from Allred, or Read more

Aug 8 2017
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Apologies - we were missing a word here. It’s been fixed: Read more

Aug 8 2017
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Good catch - it was a typo. I’ve fixed in the story, and I appreciate you pointing it out!

Aug 4 2017
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Thanks for sharing this info!

Jul 21 2017
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Hmm - Can you share a screenshot of what the headline looks like to you? You can post it here or send to carla.javier@fusion.net. Genuinely curious.

Jul 21 2017
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Good point - Think Progress reported that in 2016 a judge ordered that Kentucky had to give the park significant tax subsidies. A Bloomberg column from last year gives some interesting context to those subsidies.

Jun 14 2017
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My colleague Jorge Rivas wrote a great explanation about this. In the article, there’s also an embedded video explainer: Read more

May 25 2017
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Also an excellent point - hard to tell what’s happening here for sure.

May 25 2017
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Excellent eye! We’ll be updating the post. Thanks for pointing this out.

May 11 2017
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Guilty as charged – I was a sophomore at the time, though I do remember talking about that cover in journalism classes in college. Read more