Must-reads of the week

Bitcoin inventor revealed, First Look confronted, American journalism Travoltified

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: The face behind Bitcoin — Revealing the identity of the cryptocurrency’s inventor To spur traffic at news sites, just Travoltify — Lighthearted games are more popular than news articles If the moon were only one pixel — A tediously accurate map of the solar system Is First Look turning a blind eye? — “Given Omidyar’s interest in the news, Greenwald’s policy of self-blinding on the boss’s business interests feels more like a dodge than a last stand for journalistic ethics” The last, dispensable action hero — How the blockbuster-movie business has changed Obama’s trauma team — How Silicon Valley geeks saved The Editors are the staffers of Columbia Journalism Review. Tags: , , , , ,