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:
Against ‘long-form journalism’ — When it comes to great magazine writing, what’s in a name?
Google’s road map to global domination — The race to photograph every corner and crevice on the planet
Can you factcheck a twerking video? — True on the internet
It’s no contest, Time: Edward Snowden is the Person of the Year — Bestowing the annual honor on Snowden would send an important message
A ‘whole new way of killing cancer’? — Takedown of Esquire’s overheated cancer story
Invisible child — Dasani is one of New York’s population of homeless children