Must-reads of the week

David Miranda, Brian Beutler, ESPN, Egypt

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:

What I learned from getting shot — “Defenders of stop-and-frisk and racial profiling have made me break my public silence about the night I almost died”

What is Medium? — The site from Twitter’s co-founders is one year old, and still mysterious

Why ESPN quit its concussions investigation with ‘Frontline’ — The curious circumstances

David Miranda, schedule 7, and the danger that all reporters now face — As the events in a Heathrow transit lounge - and the Guardian offices - have shown, the threat to journalism is real and growing

Content economics, part 3: costs — Serious, ambitious journalism is expensive

Egypt lashes out at foreign news media’s coverage — “One could be forgiven for saying that there is a coordinated campaign against the foreign journalists”

Dear Internet tough guys: Cut it out — The plague of ridiculous “do you know who I am” threats has to stop

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