‘Learn to code,’ decoded: The advertising and marketing campaign in opposition to laid-off journalists is ‘harassment’s new frontier’

Most of the tweets said “learn to code” or a variation on the theme, a phrase that, like plenty of once-innocent terms of art, has come to carry a sinister second-order significance. (See also: snowflake.) And some of the tweets were death threats. The tweets started flooding Laura Bassett’s replies as soon as she tweeted…