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“When you’re writing, especially journalism internationally, there is sort of a lack of cognizance around the facts that you’re not writing solely for an American audience anymore.”
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“Aaron was, in a sense, the spiritual heir to the crusading editor. How do we encourage more nerds to be like Aaron?”
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