Culled from CJR’s frequently updated “Must-reads from around the Web,” our staff recommendations for the best pieces of journalism (and other miscellany) on the internet, here are your can’t-miss must-reads of the past week:
15 Crazy Facts About BuzzFeed That Will Totally Blow Your Mind — NYT’s T magazine reveals its inner listicle generator.
The Racism Beat — Cord Jefferson reveals what it’s like to write about hate over and over and over again.
Turning 14 in Cincinnati: ‘I worry about surviving’ — Life for adolescents in Cincinnati.
The American Family Association Rejected Our Harvey Milk Stamp Donation — “The unopened, orphaned letters are currently sitting in a box”
Kickstarter links with the Guardian to highlight journalism projects — The idea is to highlight projects with journalistic potential.
Iraq Is a Place Where Americans Suffered — US news programs tended to focus on US deaths, ignoring or downplaying the much larger number of Iraqis killed in the war the US launched.