Beth Fertig (@bethfertig )

Beth Fertig

Bio Senior Reporter covering immigration & courts @WNYC Radio. Former education reporter, author. Night owl. U-Michigan alum. Board member for string quartet ETHEL
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Twitter for iPad : Retired FDNY Firefighter Charged After Allegedly Sharing Selfie During Capitol Riots gothamist.com/news/retired-f… via @gothamist Jake Offenhartz

Twitter for iPad : In case you missed it over the weekend -- the new NYPD discipline matrix is out. It's meant to offer some transparency in how the discipline system works, & also bring some consistency in a department with 36,000 uniformed members. A few takeaways: (1/) gothamist.com/news/nypd-rele…

iPhone : PSSSSSSSST

tomorrow we present to you the *final*episode* of Trump, Inc.

with apologies to DJT, I think it is very special

as are the people who make it

iPhone : The irony of Tom Cotton & the Republicans preemptively attacking Biden’s immigration bill as being “radical/open borders/etc” is that their caucus has made passage of any immigration bill so toxic & unmanageable that Biden has literally nothing to lose by coming out swinging.

iPhone : A bill being crafted by Joaquin Castro would allow a broad group of immigrant workers deemed essential during the pandemic — from health care personnel, to food service and hotel staff — to apply for green cards and obtain deportation relief while their cases are adjudicated. twitter.com/camiloreports/…

iPhone : Virginia in the Rain Look closely at the videos and you will see a couple, actually. And this guy in attached article was an organizer. That doesn’t negate your overall point - just illustrates how people are complicated google.com/amp/s/www.wash…

iPhone : This stunning account of the Jan 6 insurrection by my brilliant ProPublica colleagues is a devastating reminder of how far away this country remains from Martin Luther King, Jr.'s dream. projects.propublica.org/parler-capitol…

iPhone : BREAKING: Trump's Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham is stepping down on Jan. 20, months before the end of his term, after whistleblowers complained he was pushing for "statistically indefensible" data.

My report (confirming Tierney Sneed scoop):
npr.org/2021/01/18/957…

Twitter for iPad : In one post, an Instagram account identified as belonging to Moncada shows a selfie taken inside the Capitol building, with the caption, "Outside Pelosi's office." twitter.com/Gothamist/stat…

Twitter for iPad : The Staten Island man arrested today for his role in the riots at the Capitol was a Fashion Institute of Technology student who seems to have been a Dean's List recipient for his high marks in illustration... nydailynews.com/new-york/ny-st…