>(Minor quibbles: Eric is not an admin, and the New York Times piece was not written by a NYT reporter. Corrections possible?)
I would also that the “lists” referred to were in fact the category pages, a distinction that I allow may be lost outside of the project but means something to us (That whole thing could easily have been avoided with a sterner reminder to use the {{distinguished subcategory}} template in the process of sorting. My $0.02).
Daniel Case