Eliza Shapiro is a former reporter for The Daily Beast, covering breaking news, crime, and politics. Previously, she worked at Capital New York and edited Columbia’s undergraduate blog, Bwog.


An uncontainable virus, killer measles, and the plague top the list of the CDC’s worries. By Eliza Shapiro.

Tech Saver

The makers of the new app BRB have a solution for your fear of missing out, reports Eliza Shapiro.


The famed real estate mogul operated a higher education enterprise that allegedly didn’t provide much in the way of useful instruction.

Primary Heat

Eliza Shapiro on Bill de Blasio’s surge in the race to be New York’s mayor

Gun Raid

Does N.Y.C.'s gun bust have any bearing on Bloomberg’s controversial stop-and-frisk policy? Eliza Shapiro reports.


A new documentary takes the side of activists who tried to use L.A.’s ‘parent trigger’ law to turn a public school into a charter. Eliza Shapiro on the education battle behind the movie.