Robinson Meyer is an associate editor at The Atlantic, where he covers technology.
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The Myth of the Sole and Useful Story
How reporters can tell web-friendly stories on multiple scalesPosted on
A newspaper investigation is a messy thing, and it generates a lot of stuff—papers, reports, spreadsheets, interview transcripts—that never sees publication. Should that change now that many publications work primarily online?
The Lure of the One True System
Post-SRCCON thoughts on the tools we build to make our work work betterPosted on
Across many days at SRCCON, I heard many people express a common wish: a single piece of software that would unify every piece of knowledge in a newsroom. Reporters’ notes, interview transcripts, style guides, story drafts, published articles, and updated corrections: All of it would be eaten by this wonderful engine. It would store notes and publish stories and accumulate knowledge and even handle permissions.