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Jonathan Oatis

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Online Editor — Reuters
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Committing journalism since the last century. I work at Reuters, teach at NYU and live in Brooklyn. Any opinions are my own.

Wouldn't it be better if All New York subways had indicator boards? — It all started with bed sheets. We were making our beds (like all gentlemen should) and struggled when it came time for the fitted bed sheet. Which side is length, and which is width, we wondered. And then the light bulb went off. Wouldn't it be better if ...

The incomparable A. J. Liebling wrote once that... — The incomparable A. J. Liebling wrote once that there are three kinds of journalists: the reporter, who says what he's seen; the interpretive reporter, who says what he thinks is the meaning of what he's seen; and the expert, who says what he thinks is the meaning of what he hasn't seen.

Diane and Jay in Squibb Park in Brooklyn Heights,...

Here’s the Citi Bike dock closest to my office,...

I have met the future, and it is Citi Bike — I started using the new Citi Bike bike-sharing service since before it officially started last Sunday - and I am an enthusiastic convert. I have a bike: a perfectly good Trek hybrid. But I don't use it as often as I might because I have to drag it down and up two flights of stairs.

They are filming a scene for “Boardwalk Empire” at...

tekena: A lion and a miniature sausage dog have... — tekena: A lion and a miniature sausage dog have formed an unlikely friendship after the little dog took the king of the jungle under his wing as a cub. Bonedigger, a five-year old male lion, and Milo, a seven-year old Dachshund, are so close that Milo helps the lion clean his teeth after dinner.

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Aug 22, 2016

RT @AP_Politics: Trump's paid campaign staffers during GOP primary used social media to spread racist, inflammatory content: 

Aug 18, 2016

RT @mashable: The Smithsonian's throwing Star Trek a marathon 50th birthday party 

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