#NYTReadalong | Andrew Das (NYT Asst. Editor, International Sports)
Updated: Dec 11, 2022
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This week, our #NYTReadalong guest is Andrew Das, New York Times assistant editor for international sports. Neil Parekh is the guest host. Our focus: the World Cup.
Andrew is coordinating The New York Times’ coverage of the World Cup in Qatar. He’ll give us a behind-the-scenes look at how The New York Times is covering the tournament and we’ll review several specific pieces.
We’ll also take a look at the New York Times Magazine’s 10 Best Actors of 2022. It’s beautiful online as well as in print.
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Here are the World Cup features we’ll focus on:
The World Cup Special Section Preview (.pdf 19 MB; NYT World Cup Coverage Online)
Andrew will break down the highly popular ”Spot the Ball” feature online. He helped choose the pictures that were used. (Gift Link)
John Branch, a former guest on the show, wrote about $200-a-night “rooms”...in shipping containers. (Link)
Tariq Panja and Bhadra Sharma have a great article on Nepali migrant workers who helped build the stadiums in Qatar. Many paid with their lives. (Link)
Andrew Keh has an article about the challenges of doing a beer run in Qatar. (Link)
Rory Smith and Tariq Panja wrote a piece about how country-specific head scarves are all the rage. (Link)
Sarah Lyall has a great review of the stadiums that were built for the World Cup. (Link)
Sarah also has a piece about how to pronounce Qatar. (Link)
Additional PDFs of Highlighting NYT's Coverage of the World Cup
All in Formation (.pdf 10 MB)
Morocco (.pdf 3 MB)
Quarter Finals (.pdf 7 MB)
Brazil Loses, Argentina Wins (.pdf 8 MB)
Migrants - Nepal (.pdf 8 MB) | Migrants - Follow-up (.pdf 4 MB)
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