Barbaro grew up in North Haven, Connecticut. In high school, Barbaro wrote for Hamden Hall's official newspaper called The Advent , and he — along with classmate and future New York Times colleague Ross Douthat — also co-founded and ran the school's underground newspaper, La Verite. He graduated from Yale University in with a Bachelor's degree in history. After his graduation from Yale, Barbaro joined The Washington Post in as a reporter covering the biotechnology industry. In August , The New York Times launched The Run-Up , a twice-a-week political podcast hosted by Barbaro, that aired for the final three months before the presidential election in November.
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When you actually hear a journalist grappling out loud with a story they're covering, it changes the news consumer's relationship with that journalist and that story, says Michael Barbaro of the New York Times. Barbaro gives his Brief but Spectacular take on his podcast, The Daily. Michael Barbaro: When I was a political reporter at The Times, you would have all these moments where you wish that a camera crew or an audio team were with you. His wife, Melania, was in the nearby bedroom wearing a bathrobe, because he asked me to meet her and she was feeling reticent about it because she was wearing a bathrobe. And he just said some of the most extraordinary things, the one I remember best being that the way he thought about same-sex marriage was how he thought about whether to use the new kind of putter that men were using in golf. And he said, I can't — kind of wrap my head around using this.
The latter tends to elicit excitement from the right demographic. It is, in some ways. Today, New York Times journalist and podcast host Michael Barbaro tweeted a map showing on the dates when people stopped traveling over two miles. Other states had red counties, but it was hard to ignore the blaring siren of the South. In the midst of a pandemic where folks are encouraged to stay home, this chart could seem damning, especially if you think the South is full of idiot rednecks. I don't want to give Michael Barbaro a RT because he's deservedly getting dunked on. I'll explain. The Times story delves into this further: Southern municipalities and states have been slow to implement stay-at-home orders. But Southerners are traveling less.
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