Zach Seward's Top Stories

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Here's the best ten of the bunch

  1. The years since I was jailed for releasing the 'war diaries' have been a rollercoaster
    Today marks five years since I was ordered into military confinement while deployed to Iraq in 2010. I find it difficult to believe, at times, just how long I have been in prison. Throughout this time, there have been so many ups and downs – it often...
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  2. Dead Sites Posting
    My favorite view of the web is a list of stories that have, according to analytics company Newswhip, achieved “Highest Velocity.” It’s essentially an of-the-moment collection of the most-shared stories on social media platforms (you can see a similar...
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  3. Why Vox’s Racked hired a reports editor " Nieman Journalism Lab
    It’s a great group, as it is every year. A few of the names will be familiar to Nieman Lab readers — we wrote about Grzegorz Piechota back in 2012, and we’ve written about Mónica Guzmán several times over the years. And if you’re a journalist who’d...
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  4. FIFA Inquiry Yields Indictments; U.S. Officials Vow to Pursue More
    Continue reading the main story Video Officials Discuss FIFA Investigation Loretta E. Lynch, the attorney general, along with the I.R.S. Criminal Investigation unit and the F.B.I., announced on Wednesday the charges and arrests of FIFA officials as...
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  5. Mary Meeker's 2015 Internet Presentation
    KPCBEvery year, Mary Meeker of Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers puts together a massive presentation about the state of the web. In the report, she usually nails the biggest trends happening in digital as well as identifying the most important...
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  6. Nine FIFA Officials and Five Corporate Executives Indicted for Racketeering Conspiracy and Corruption
    The Defendants Include Two Current FIFA Vice Presidents and the Current and Former Presidents of the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF); Seven Defendants Arrested Overseas; Guilty Pleas for Four...
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  7. The 9 Slides That Matter From Mary Meeker's State of the Internet
    Everyone hates drab PowerPoint presentations—unless, of course, that drab presentation is Mary Meeker's Annual Internet Trends Report! The famed venture capitalist presented her deep dive into tech trends on Wednesday morning, deploying 197 slides...
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  8. Gucci is basically giving away clothes in China to clear out inventory for its new creative director
    Gucci must be anxious to start the next phase in its history, when it can finally say goodbye to the work of its former creative director, Frida Giannini, and welcome the new regime of Alessandro Michele and his nerdy, flowery, romantic vision for...
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  9. Online Journalism Awards
    The Online Journalism Awards (OJAs), launched in May 2000 to honor excellence in digital journalism around the world, are administered by the Online News Association. Submit your work for the 2015 Online Journalism Awards. The deadline for...
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  10. The Most Important Insights From Mary Meeker’s 2015 Internet Trends Report
    If you want to understand tech, Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends reports are the closest you’ll get to gospel. Today the Kleiner Perkins partner released her hotly anticipated 2015 edition. But at 197 slides, her presentation can be overwhelming. So...
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