The lead researcher, Bradley C. Johnston, said he was not required to report his past relationship with a powerful industry trade group.
Nick ConfessoreThat study saying you can eat all the red meat you want?
The lead author forgot to disclose his ties to a food-industry trade group, including his prior study trying to discredit sugar consumption guidelines.
@taraparkerpope & @anahad scoop
BOSTON—The twigs and acorns crunching pleasurably beneath his boots, Mr. Autumn Man Dennis Clemons, 32, reportedly strolled down Massachusetts Avenue on Wednesday wearing a gray sweater over a plaid collared shirt as he cradled a cup of...
A loose network of conservatives says it has dossiers of offensive social media posts and other problematic public statements by hundreds of journalists.
Nick ConfessoreWhataboutism is the actual Trumpworld 2020 strategy against the mainstream press, and probably the only realistic strategy given the verbal habits of president they are defending. @kenvogel & @jwpetersNYT report
David H. Koch, a 40-year-old bachelor living in a rent-stabilized apartment in New York City, and his older brother Charles helped mount a long-shot assault on the fracturing American political establishment.
Nick ConfessoreI covered the Kochs for several years. My favorite story about David Koch — it was not his favorite story — was this look at his quixotic 1980 run for Vice President, which presaged the huge political network he and Charles would go on to build.
A veteran political operative built a potent online disinformation mill with his son. When Silicon Valley changed the rules, they tried to go straight. Or did they?
Nick ConfessoreNEW w/@bankonjustin: A father and son built one of the most potent disinformation mills on Facebook. When Big Tech cracked down, they tried to go straight. Or did they?
Nick ConfessoreIn today’s @nytimes , you can read a story that @bankonjustin ustin & I reported for the last year, about a news & opinion site called Western Journal.
Never heard of it? On Facebook, it became one of the most influential publications of the Trump era.
Liz and Dick Uihlein, founders of the shipping-supply giant Uline, have donated some $26 million this year alone advancing conservative causes anywhere they can.
Nick ConfessoreIf you work in an office: Take a look in the bathrooms or the janitors' closet and see who supplies your company's paper products or First Aid kits or uniforms.
Here at The Times we have a lot of stuff made by Uline. These folks own it.
<p>Dean Baquet, the executive editor of The New York Times, was at home on Monday night—as was the rest of the paper’s senior leadership (referred to internally as “the masthead”)—when the next day’s front page was being composed. Soon, it would...
Nick ConfessoreThis is a fair @gabrielsnyder piece about our Very Bad Headline — knowledgeable about the subject, plainly written, deliberate — and I’m rethinking my views on Public Editors.
Marshae Jones, a 27-year-old Birmingham woman, was indicted by a Jefferson County grand jury on a manslaughter charge. She was taken into custody on Wednesday. Charges against the woman who fired the shots have been dismissed.