Journalists Remember Wayne Barrett
He died yesterday at the age of 71.
Driving relevance means driving growth. Join global brands and industry thought leaders at Brandweek, Sept. 11–14 in Miami, for actionable takeaways to better your marketing. 50% off passes ends April 10.
When it was reported yesterday that investigative reporter Wayne Barrett had died at the age of 71, perhaps no sentiment better summed it up than this tweet from Jeff Greenfield.
The wrenching irony that the reporter who dug longest and deepest into Trump dies on Inauguration Eve. https://t.co/oKkGR3h9Gp
— Jeff Greenfield (@greenfield64) January 19, 2017
Like Greenfield, many considered Barrett the ultimate authority on Trump’s dealings, and during the election and after many made the pilgrimage to his Brooklyn home to talk to him about the subject he knew so thoroughly.