Below, our favorite stories of the week. Kindle users, you can also get them as a Readlist.
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Adrian Chen | The New York Times | June 4, 2015 | 33 minutes (8,452 words)
Adrian Chen takes a trip to Russia to search for a massive army of internet trolls—who then turn their sights on him.
Laura Sullivan, Justin Elliott | Pro Publica | June 3, 2015 | 14 minutes (3,658 words)
Mismanagement, a lack of expertise, and “a cycle of overhead” leads to a massive failure in Haiti.
Michael E. Miller | Washington Post | June 3, 2015 | 11 minutes (2,800 words)
How a doggedly obsessed 71-year-old investigative reporter exposed the FIFA scandal that toppled Sepp Blatter.
Brooke Jarvis | Seattle Met | May 26, 2015 | 20 minutes (5,201 words)
A police shooting of a Mexican field worker in Pasco, Washington leaves a community wondering whether it’s a “‘Ferguson’ moment for Hispanics.”
Sarah Laskow | Atlas Obscura | May 28, 2015 | 6 minutes (1,690 words)
“Like every other business, clandestine operations have a budget and like every federal agency, that budget is examined by scores of government workers. But how do expenses work if you’re a spy, doing secret work?”