Must-reads of the week

Drones, chess, faith, Intrade

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:

Politico’s Mike Allen, native advertising pioneer
— A review of “Playbook” archives shows that the special interests that pay for slots in the newsletter get adoring coverage elsewhere in the playing field of “Playbook.”

Writing experts aren’t always right — “Why not just say 87?”

What new FAA plans will mean to the future of drone journalism — A new set of rules governing the use of small unmanned aerial vehicles for reporting is coming in the next few months. NiemanLabs has a preview

No faith in science — Why the Higgs boson is not like a sea of milk that sustains the gods

Anand pushes Carlsen to the wall — Chess journalism!

Death at the summit — The rise and fall of Intrade

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