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:

All the National Mag Award pieces — Courtesy of

Columbia looks ahead in an age of disruption — David Carr weighs in on Steve Coll’s appointment to be dean of the J-school

Business outsider — Can a disgraced Wall Street analyst earn trust as a journalist?

In defense of utopia — The world is getting much, much better

Tom Freston, runaway mogul — The MTV media mogul and the born-again Liberian cannibal

The Bitcoin bubble and the future of currency — Is Bitcoin a currency or commodity?

If the Earth was 100 pixels wide… — This is amazing

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