What we're reading: Friday, Aug. 2

Friday, August 2, 2013 at 5:33pm

Here at The City Paper we come across, filter and digest a large amount of information daily on the Internet. Here’s a rundown of some of the recent stories City Paper staffers find interesting and worth sharing.

From Poynter: Senators can’t agree on who’s a journalist

From Opentype.info: The pronunciation of European typefaces

From Columbia Journalism Review: HuffPo Big Mac numbers too good to check

From ABCNews: Queen had speech prepared for World War III, documents show

From South China Morning Post: Man tries to smuggle turtle onto plane by hiding it in a hamburger

From The Wall Street Journal: FBI taps hacker tactics to spy on suspects

From Grantland: Something wicked this way comes — Charlie Pierce on the Patriots circus

From Business Insider: Why woodpeckers don't get concussions

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