I'm Sure This Was Just an Accident of Page Layout...

... but, as so often with serendipitous humor in the China Daily, we're left to wonder: intentional? or Found Art? From the NYT home page just now:


No larger point. And, yes, I realize it was probably just an automatic story-grouping algorithm. Still...

UPDATE: Mike Nizza, an Atlantic veteran who is directly familiar with the layout of the NYT's home page, from his years of writing TheLede column for the Times, says in response to a question about these headlines from the Atlantic's John Hudson:

@John_Hudson that part of the page is algorithm free

Hmmmm! I wish I had such a view into "intention or accident" debates about China Daily.