Morning Media Mix: Edward Snowden Speaks, Again

Edward Snowden speaks at SXSW. (Photo via Getty Images)

Edward Snowden speaks at SXSW. (Photo via Getty Images)

Edward Snowden: “I know exactly how many documents I have. Zero.” (Vanity Fair)

New York Times obituary writer Margalit Fox gives readers a look at the day-to-day workings of her “adrenaline-fueled” job. “Almost every day, I am given a mystery to solve—the mystery of how a life was lived, and why that life, although it has run its course, matters vitally to us all,” she writes. (New York Times)

There is a robot—or “algorithmic journalism machine,” to use an equally unsexy term—which generates newspaper articles from speeches and social media. It debuts at Milan Design Week tomorrow. (Poynter)

One of those interesting story-behind-the-story pieces, on journalist Lawrence Mower’s investigation of lottery fraud for The Palm Beach Post. (Columbia Journalism Review)

Do you know what a “dangling appositive” is? Times standards editor Phil Corbett does. (New York Times)