We can’t say for certain, but as of Saturday morning, the NY Times had yet to produce one word about the audit. It’s possible they were on the leak list but found the report so demoralizing that it wasn’t fit to print.
- Andrew Tangel of the Wall Street Journal gets credit for breaking the story -- at 8:42 pm Thursday night. Tangel also broke the news back in early May that negotiations were under way to buy out Alta.
- So which reporters are on Scott Stringer’s must-call list. They would be:
Wall Street Journal
NY Daily News
WNYC (Transportation Nation)
Capital New York
Look at the times Hinds and Rubinstein filed. Our thoughts and prayers are with them.
- These news outlets devoted staff to cover the story after the comptroller’s office went public with it Friday morring:
NY Business Journal
NY Magazine (Intelligencer)
- Our vote for the worst headline? The Post’s “City audit proves wheel messy for embattled Citi Bike”
- We were surprised that only two outlets, the Daily News and Curbed NY, chose to focus on the safety aspect of the audit. To us, broken bikes can be a demoralizing
- incovenience, but since they can’t be ridden pose no real threat. Bikes with failing brakes, on the other hand...
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- Here’s the full list of coverage with links to the stories: