Below, our favorite stories of the week. Kindle users, you can also get them as a Readlist.
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Dan Sullivan | Tampa Bay Times| March 30, 2016 | 24 minutes (6,051 words)
How did a county in Florida find itself in the middle of a heroin epidemic?
Erika Hayasaki | Wired | April 10, 2016 | 16 minutes (4,049 words)
Susie McKinnon has a severely deficient autobiographical memory, which means she can’t remember details about her past—or envision what her future might look like.
Catherine Buni and Soraya Chemaly | The Verge | April 13, 2016 | 39 minutes (9,862 words)
A look behind the scenes of the messy, complicated world of web content moderation—and its effects on free speech online.
Leon Neyfakh | Slate | April 10, 2016 | 17 minutes (4,435 words)
Two decades ago, the median age of NPR’s audience was 45. Today it’s 54. Will the media organization find a way to reach new, younger audiences?
Hunter Oatman-Stanford | Collectors Weekly | April 8, 2016 | 14 minutes (3,729 words)
Why do tech companies keep building suburban corporate campuses that are isolated—by design—from the communities their products are supposed to impact? Oatman-Stanford looks at the history of corporate urban design and the mid-century rise (and continued reign) of the suburban office park.