The Ringer: One Twitter Account’s Quest to Proofread The New York Times

The Ringer: One Twitter Account’s Quest to Proofread The New York Times. “On October 18, 2019, a New York Times standards editor emailed seven other Times editors to alert them to the existence of a new Twitter account that they would soon grow to respect—and, at times, resent. According to the characterization of one of the editors on the email, the message advised its recipients ‘that there was a lawyer on Twitter aggressively pointing out typos, and that we should consider following him.’ A little more than a month after the Twitter account’s creation on September 16, The New York Times had taken note of @nyttypos, or Typos of the New York Times.”

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