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Nick Pinto

Nick Pinto served two tours as staff writer at the Village Voice. His reporting has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Gothamist, The New Republic, Rolling Stone, The Intercept, and elsewhere.

Correct Opinions

A Letter on Integrity and the Scandal Engulfing Hell Gate

Will recent developments chill Hell Gate’s commitment to taking provocative stands?

May 31, 2022
Climate

A Star-Studded Climate-Crisis Movie That’s Actually Good

In Earth II, mash-up pranksters the Anti-Banality Union take on ecological devastation, civil unrest, and Elon Musk

May 24, 2022
The Cops

Public Advocate to NYPD: So You Broke a Grandmother’s Arm While She Was Trying to Get Paperwork For Her Glucose Monitor?

After Hell Gate’s reporting, Jumaane Williams has some questions for the police.

May 20, 2022
Power

India Walton on the Buffalo Massacre: ‘This is America’

"This country was built on theft, on violence, on the notion that some people have the right to exist and others do not."

May 19, 2022
Locked Up

Rikers Guard Sick-Out Just Put the Department of Correction in Contempt of Court

Guards are AWOL so people locked up aren't getting medical care. A judge says that's unacceptable.

May 17, 2022
The Cops

NYPD Lawyer Eludes Discipline With ‘Just Following Orders’ Defense

A police watchdog said the lawyer abused his authority. Then his boss stepped in. Now no one is facing consequences.

May 17, 2022
The Cops

A Grandmother Needed Paperwork For a Glucose Monitor. The NYPD Broke Her Arm.

An ugly encounter in a Brooklyn stationhouse is setting off a new legal battle over filming the police.

May 9, 2022
The Cops

NYPD’s Stonewalling Attorney Called Out for Lying and Forging Emails

The senior City attorney, who was fired Friday, had been fighting the civil rights lawsuits filed after the 2020 protests.

May 2, 2022