Must-reads of the week

Inside Upworthy, Nate Silver vs. Paul Krugman, State of the News Media 2014

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:

Inside Upworthy — It’s the sort of thing that’s hard to hate without feeling like a churl, villain, or snob

Nate Silver ‘happy to forgive’ Paul Krugman — “I haven’t been surprised by Krugman’s criticism because I’ve fired some shots at the New York Times editorial page, of which he’s a member”

State of the News Media 2014 — The Pew Research Center’s annual report

For columnist, a change of tone — “A New York Times columnist has expressed substantially more negative sentiments about FiveThirtyEight since it left The New York Times, according to a FiveThirtyEight analysis”

Nearly half of public says ‘right amount’ of Malaysian jet coverage — One-in-three thinks coverage has been excessive

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