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:
Should Reddit be blamed for the spreading of a smear? — The case of Sunil Tripathi
The Bradley Manning verdict is still bad news for the press — The Obama administration’s war on leaks and, by extension, the work of investigative reporters, has been unrelenting
Good Jill, bad Jill — The queen of The New York Times
How a terrible Fox News interview became a traffic bonanza for BuzzFeed — The headline was, “Is This The Most Embarassing Interview Fox News Has Ever Done?” Don’t you want to click and find out?
The Guardian’s editor opens up on Reddit — Alan Rusbridger, editor of The Guardian, answered questions in an Ask Me Anything
The (almost) lost speech of Justice Anthony Kennedy — How his insightful remarks about the Constitution inadvertently make the case for a Supreme Court “media pool”The Editors are the staffers of Columbia Journalism Review. Tags: Bradley Manning, Fox News, Jill Abramson, Reddit, Reza Aslan, Sunil Tripathi