Reporting on national news for @washingtonpost. Proud @thealligator/@ufjschool grad. 📨: meryl.kornfield@washpost.com / 📲: DM for Signal

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“capping a back-and-forth week of decisions that changed during the course of reporting of this story”
SCOOP: Just 3 weeks after its announcement, the Disinformation Governance Board is being "paused" and intra-departmental DHS working groups focused on disinformation have been suspended. Nina Jankowicz is considering leaving. Read my full story: washingtonpost.com/technolog…
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Them: Your sources are made up Also them:
Public records show DeSantis’ office considered a bill to target libel laws orlandosentinel.com/politics…
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I’ve been dog sitting in DuPont this week, which comes with an occupational hazard of saying “let’s go you poopy doopy girl” and being overheard by an ambassador or someone important
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posting fake screenshots to show much you hate fake news
More cutting edge journalism from the 49 year old Washington Post activist infamous for showing up masked on random people's doorsteps & sliding into the DMs of tiktok teenagers.
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Cases rising. Graduations, Memorial Day, summer weddings coming up. Great time to get some more rapid tests for Free Ninety Nine
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“Today my baby was born but today my soul mate was taken. How do I tell my son his daddy’s not coming home? How do I as a mother make it ok? Someone please tell me because I really don’t know." 💔washingtonpost.com/nation/20…
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Remember the school shooting in Michigan last fall? Hana St. Juliana, 14, was the youngest of the four teens killed. I was writing about her when I first learned of her older sister, 16-year-old Reina. She was at Oxford High that day, too.
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Payton Gendron is the latest proof that a lethal vision of white nationalism has spread internationally, fueled by Internet subcultures but increasingly also available in mainstream media/politics, w/@drewharwell @raz_nak washingtonpost.com/nation/20…
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This 72-year-old civil rights activist, gunned down while grocery shopping yesterday, wrote a letter to the editor last year demanding stronger gun regulation. Linked herein. RIP, Kat Massey buffalonews.com/news/local/c…
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CNN, MSNBC and Fox News right now
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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — At least 8 killed in mass shooting at Buffalo, New York, supermarket, law enforcement officials tell AP.
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Doctors say such restrictions will complicate medical decisions for pregnant women, increasing the risk of death in a country that already has the highest rates of maternal mortality in the industrialized world. wapo.st/3Mfz77g
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People are still buying homes in coastal areas where the combination of sea level rise, worsening erosion and more intense, persistent storms are sweeping homes out to sea. More on #climate by @brady_dennis washingtonpost.com/climate-e…
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huge @taylormtelford story: the meat industry cited fears of a shortage early in the pandemic to pressure the Trump admin to keep plants open. investigators have now found those fears were "baseless." 269 workers died before vaccines were available. washingtonpost.com/business/…
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NYC transplants are bringing their huge remote salaries to Miami and driving up rent for locals. Rents are up 58% over the past two years — the fastest rate of any U.S. metro area — compared with a 19% average national rental increase wsj.com/articles/miami-local…
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