Must-reads of the week

Of Murdochs and murders

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:

Newspapers as luxury goods — Murdoch and Sulzberger have more in common than it appears

Train wreck — David Carr on the New York Post subway cover

The heiress — The rise of Elisabeth Murdoch

The economics of our current golden age of television — How cable networks like AMC can afford to produce such great shows

Why The Daily failed — Contra Felix Salmon, John Gruber says the problems were entirely The Daily’s fault

Profile of Chris Hughes — Accidental millionaire and newly minted editor of The New Republic

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