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Re: Running thread: Quality Long-form Journalism
« Reply #19 on: February 08, 2016, 01:28:04 PM »
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Re: Running thread: Quality Long-form Journalism
« Reply #20 on: February 24, 2016, 07:45:45 AM »
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Re: Running thread: Quality Long-form Journalism
« Reply #25 on: March 14, 2016, 08:59:30 PM »
very good long-form article / case study about the legal challenges of sexting and how society is trying to wrangle with it

http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2014/11/why-kids-sext/380798/

Follow-up / related...  life on the sex offender registry when everything happened when you were 10-years-old
http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2016/03/14/when-kids-are-accused-of-sex-crimes
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Re: Running thread: Quality Long-form Journalism
« Reply #26 on: March 18, 2016, 07:36:39 PM »
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Re: Running thread: Quality Long-form Journalism
« Reply #28 on: March 23, 2016, 11:54:15 AM »
not as long as I'd prefer, but interesting mix of the "11 nations of North America"

http://emerald.tufts.edu/alumni/magazine/fall2013/features/up-in-arms.html

we've seen the map here on the site before, but the companion article gives you more detail.
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Re: Running thread: Quality Long-form Journalism
« Reply #29 on: March 23, 2016, 06:53:53 PM »
How Nike lost Steph Curry

http://espn.go.com/nba/story/_/id/15047018/how-nike-lost-stephen-curry-armour

All about how the underdog started running circles around the big dog when the big dog lost sight of what mattered and started taking their 'bigness' for granted as the inertial force that would carry the day just by showing up.  Kinda like SBNation and Bleacher Report and The Ringer are doing to ESPN now.
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