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:

Bloomberg’s favorite toy — Inside the billionaire’s quixotic, costly, and strangely milquetoast foray into opinion journalism

A first look at NewCo’s structure — Details about how Pierre Omidyar’s new venture in news will be organized

The blog is dead, long live the blog — “The Stream might be on the wane but still it dominates. All media on the web and in mobile apps has blog DNA in it and will continue to for a long while”

How snark changed the world for the better — “Snark is an effective accountability measure that improves the quality of public commentary by discouraging people from bullshitting”

The Times Magazine problem — The next editor will have a heavy lift

2013: The year ‘the Stream’ crested — The Stream is fun and fast, but don’t you miss the sense of an ending?

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