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.
The Editors are the staffers of Columbia Journalism Review. Tags: BuzzFeed, Kickstarter, Race