Must-reads of the week

The week they sold the Washington Post

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:

Donald Graham’s choice — On Monday afternoon, he sacrificed his family’s ownership in the hopes of saving the thing itself

Why the sale of the Washington Post seems so significant — A moment that will define an era’s upheaval in journalism

The sale of the Washington Post — How the unthinkable choice became the clear path

Q&A with Donald Graham — Why he’s selling the Washington Post to Jeff Bezos

Dear Lawrence O’Donnell, Don’t mansplain to me about Russia — “O’Donnell interrupted and harangued and mansplained and was generally an angry grandpa at me”

The opt-out generation wants back in — A generation of women who opted out of the workforce want back in

Everlasting realities of the bohemian lifestyle — As writers in New York lament the “de-classing of intellectuals,” a reminder that creative types have never had it easy

Chinese man tries to board plane with pet turtle disguised as hamburger — “There’s no turtle in there, just a hamburger”

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