Top Stories

Thursday, July 2

Our most popular stories this week, along with editors' picks:

Here are the highlights:

  1. Spies, lies, and Stonewalling: What it's like to report on Facebook
    The Facebook beat was once simply about getting the scoop. Now it's a grueling fight to safeguard sources.
  2. Dean Baquet, Marty Baron, and protecting the institution
    Are two of the top editors in journalism prepared to face an industry-wide reckoning?
  3. Praising Arizona
    Arizona Highways, a beloved magazine that displays the state's surreal landscape, has enjoyed a long run. Now it must correct its whitewashed depiction of life in Arizona.
  4. Saheed Vassell and the forgotten victims of police brutality
    Vassell, a Black man killed by police officers in Brooklyn, was well known in his neighborhood but didn't make major news.
  5. Bowing to pressure, Google says it will pay publishers for news
    "Will Google's new product offer anything to community newspapers? Google doesn't have to sweat it."
  6. The most feared owner in American journalism looks set to take some of its greatest assets
    The founder of Alden Global Capital has a long history of preying on the vulnerable.
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