Must-reads of the week

New Michael Lewis, sponsored Josh Marshall, over-sized David Hasselhoff

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 Star Tribune gets a new life, but David Carr remembers the old one — “It was a good newspaper, not a great one, but it kept me in narrative with the place I called home and eventually, I decided I’d like to be part of something like that”

The brutal ageism of tech — Years of experience, plenty of talent, completely obsolete‚Ä©

Andrew Sullivan takes Josh Marshall to task for his foray into sponsored content — “Today, TPM is a little richer and a lot less independent”

Is the water safe yet? — A toxic chemical leak, a contaminated water supply, and a long wait for answers in West Virginia

The wolf hunters of Wall Street — An adaptation from Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt, by Michael Lewis


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