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:

The secrets of Bezos — How Amazon became the everything store

The troubles of HealthCare.gov — “For the past 12 days, a system costing more than $400 million and billed as a one-stop click-and-go hub for citizens seeking health insurance has thwarted the efforts of millions to simply log in”

BuzzFeed’s plan for global domination — Crowdsourced translations of its listicles

Glenn Greenwald will leave the Guardian to create new news organization — The reporter who broke the NSA story promises “a momentous new venture”

Michael Ferro isn’t worried — The biggest owner of the Chicago Sun-Times still believes he can transform the reeling newspaper industry

Why Pierre Omidyar decided to join forces with Glenn Greenwald — Jay Rosen talks to the billionaire supporting the new news venture

 

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