Lede of the Day

Behold, the introduction of the Atlantic correspondent Graeme Wood’s latest blog post, emphasis mine:

Last month, Mexico decriminalized possession and use of small amounts of pot, heroin, methamphetamine, and acid. You still can’t buy or sell drugs, and if you have more than a very small amount you can still get in serious trouble. At Room for Debate, the New York Times has asked five luminaries to give opinions on this move. Some are insightful. I could weigh in with an opinion, too, but since this blog is a reported one, I instead procured a bag of psilocybin mushrooms and ate them in my hotel room, to experience a newly semi-legal Mexican high myself.

And they say bloggers don’t report.

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Megan Garber is an assistant editor at the Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard University. She was formerly a CJR staff writer.