I make sure magazine stories are accurate, represent sources fairly, and are less likely to get a publication sued, mostly at WIRED but also elsewhere.
A (non-exhaustive) list of stuff I’ve checked:
“The Political Education of Silicon Valley,” by Stephen Johnson | WIRED, August 2018
“Inside Palmer Luckey’s Bid to Build a Border Wall,” by Steven Levy | WIRED, July 2018
“This Is Ajit Pai, Nemesis of Net Neutrality,” by Andrew Rice | WIRED, June 2018
“Cracking the Crypto War,” by Steven Levy | WIRED, May 2018
“Process of Elimination,” by Emma Marris | WIRED, March 2018
“It’s the (Democracy-Poisoning) Golden Age of Free Speech,” by Zeynep Tufekci | WIRED, February 2018
“Our Best Hope for Civil Discourse Online is on…Reddit,” by Virginia Heffernan | WIRED, February 2018
“Inside China’s Vast New Experiment in Social Ranking,” by Mara Hvistendahl | WIRED, January 2018
“What Happens When an Algorithm Writes Science Fiction,” by Stephen Marche | WIRED, December 2017
“Into the Vortex: Megacomputers and the Quest to Understand Superstorms,” by Brantley Hargrove | WIRED, November 2017
“Snopes and the Search for Facts in a Post-Fact World” by Michelle Dean | WIRED, October 2017
“Robopocalypse Not” by James Surowiecki | WIRED, September 2017
“Inside Andy Rubin’s Quest to Create an OS for Everything” by David Pierce | WIRED, August 2017
“What Goes Up” by Jack Hitt | Epic magazine, 7/13/17
“How An Entire Nation Became Russia’s Test Lab for Cyberwar” by Andy Greenberg | WIRED, July 2017
“One Man’s Quest to Make 20-Year-Old Rum in Just Six Days” by Wayne Curtis | WIRED, June 2017
“Inside the Hunt for Russia’s Most Notorious Hacker” by Garrett Graff | WIRED, April 2017
“The Curse of the Bahia Emerald, a Giant Green Rock That Ruins Lives” by Elizabeth Weil | WIRED, March 2017
“Can You Turn A Terrorist Back Into a Citizen?” by Brendan Koerner | WIRED, January 2017
“John Arnold Made a Fortune at Enron. Now He’s Declared War on Bad Science” by Sam Apple | WIRED, January 2017
“Meet John Knoll, the Creative Genius Who Brought Rogue One to Life” by Rob Capps | WIRED, December 2016
“ReflexLOLogy: Inside the Groan-Inducing World of Pun Competitions” by Peter Rubin | WIRED, October 2016
“Inside a Strange Three-Day, Hand-Crafted Mission to Europa” by Adam Savage | WIRED, September 2016
“Meet Moxie Marlinspike, the Anarchist Bringing Encryption to All of Us” by Andy Greenberg | WIRED, August 2016.
“Silicon is Just Sand” by Stephen Elliott | Epic magazine, 7/28/16
“10 Years After An Inconvenient Truth, Al Gore May Actually Be Winning” by Issie Lapowsky | WIRED, July 2016.
“What the AI Behind AlphaGo Can Teach Us About Being Human” by Cade Metz | WIRED, June 2016.
“192 Days as John Doe” by Deborah Halber | Mosaic, 5/17/16
“The Secrets of the New SFMOMA” by Rene Chun | WIRED, May 2016.
“The Untold Story of Magic Leap, the World’s Most Secretive Startup” by Kevin Kelly | WIRED, May 2016.
“The Strange Case of the Woman Who Can’t Remember Her Past–Or Imagine Her Future” by Erika Hayasaki | WIRED, April 2016.