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:

A modest utopia — Sixty years of Dissent

On the ground with Syria’s news smugglers — They go where professional journalists won’t

Axes of evil — What happens when a grown woman wears Axe fragrance for an entire week?

AP reporter’s mistake: Did the punishment fit the crime? — Questions raised about the appropriate response when a news organization gets its facts wrong

Five million lines of obfuscation — The mess is inspiring some messy reporting

How Robert Costa became the golden boy of the government shutdown — “Report, report, report. That’s all I do”

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