If you’re a sucker for hearing how great journalists report and structure their work — and who isn’t? — this Q&A with New Yorker write-around specialist Patrick Radden Keefe makes for a perfect Monday read. It’s always the same: It starts with a series of big beats. If it’s an article, it starts with eight […]
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One hundred years later, journalists look back on the massacre of “Black Wall Street.”
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China’s largest e-commerce company is not only changing the way people in China shop, but how they think about commerce and each other in a Communist country.