Alina Tugend

Alina Tugend

Alina Tugend is a reporting fellow with The Investigative Fund and a long-time journalist and author whose work has appeared in numerous publications, including the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Atlantic and Family Circle. From 2005-2015 she wrote the award-winning biweekly Shortcuts column for the New York Times business section. She is also the author of the book Better by Mistake: The Unexpected Benefits of Being Wrong, (Riverhead).Follow her on Twitter at @atugend and see more of her work at



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