Drink, Edit, Repeat: Life at a Thai Newspaper

The work system at the paper was not the most efficient, but it took me a while to figure out why. Much of the copy in the newspaper was plucked from the various newswires: AFP, AP, Reuters. The sub-editors (known as ‘subs’) tackled this stuff first, silently and passive-aggressively competing for the right to handle the non-business copy appearing on the world and regional news pages.

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