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”The Editors are the staffers of Columbia Journalism Review. Tags: Anthony Weiner, Carlos Danger, J.K. Rowling, Nate Silver, sexting, summer camp