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:

How forensic linguistics outed J.K. Rowling — Not to mention James Madison, Barack Obama, and the rest of us

The Carlos Danger name generator — Discover your sexting pseudonym

End the White House press briefing! — It’s an unholy charade

My daughter went away to camp and changed — How do I catch up?

Nate Silver and a general theory of media exodus — “He may be the only Times employee who gave the paper more than the paper ever gave to him”

Nate Silver went against the grain for some at the Times — Margaret Sullivan on how the “disruptive” quant star never “really fit into the Times culture”

 

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