Must-reads of the week

Donald Trump, Roger Angell, John Henry, Asperger's Syndrome

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: 36 hours on the fake campaign trail with Donald TrumpLetting go of Asperger’s — Months after Hanna Rosin’s son was diagnosed, the label officially disappeared. And that turned out to be a good thing Will John Henry save the Globe? — “I feel my mortality,” he says. So here’s his plan: He’s going to use the time he has left on earth to try to save journalism itself This old man — Roger Angell at 93 Meet the mayor of the center of the world — “[Istel] thought it would be fun to get his little village officially recognized as the center of the world…. The first step seemed obvious: He needed to write a children’s book” Debunking the myth of Kitty Genovese — A deeply erroneous New York Times report and a media that fell so deeply in love with a story that it couldn’t be bothered to determine whether it was true Why Netflix is winning — Its shows aren’t as good as HBO’s, but there’s more to business than quality

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