The best long-form journalism involves a lot of red ink. An editor’s corrections, cuts, and revisions often go unseen by the public. Here at The Markup, our job is to dissect their choices.
New York Times reporter Susanne Craig loves her mailbox. Mailboxes at the Times Metro section are often packed with letters, and the Canadian-born Craig checks hers constantly. Her curiosity was rewarded one Friday afternoon last September, when three pages of Donald Trump’s 1995 tax return arrived in an envelope.
Craig joined The Markup to discuss how her story of Trump’s taxes came together.
Andrew McIntosh, Puget Sound Business Journal reporter and former National Post politics reporter