Shop Talk

Last week, Olga Khazan at The Atlantic shared that she doesn’t think journalism students should learn code. Today, she shares her thoughts on What Reporters Should Learn in Journalism School.

Who Will Win Control of the South China Sea? The New York Times investigated this morning in another beautiful interactive piece. Adam Sternbergh there said, “Beautiful story, beautifully presented: 8 Filipino servicemen on rusty wreck protect the South China Sea—from China.” Colleague Daniel Victor explained, “Calling this story a Snowfall sequel is like calling ‘Wrecking Ball’ a ‘Party in the USA’ sequel.”

And for a bit of shop talk, here’s a discussion on the commercialization of a movement, particularly the “Boston Strong” one.

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