Millions of readers can’t be wrong, so if you’re wondering what should be on your media diet, here’s a compilation of the most shared longform features that were published this week, from the web’s leading publishing outlets.
1. Jay Wilds, Key Witness from Serial, Tells His Story
     Published by firstlook.org on 2015-01-02 at 00:00:00

A 3-part interview with the man who says he helped bury the body of Hae Min Lee.

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2. An Oral History Of ‘National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation’
     Published by Rolling Stone on 2014-12-23 at 03:34:54

From freak snowstorms to the comedic cyclone that is Chevy Chase, the cast and creators reveal the secrets behind this beloved holiday-movies classic. #

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3. The Wreck of the Kulluk
     Published by The New York Times on 2014-12-30 at 22:50:53

Three years ago, Shell spent millions to send a colossal oil rig to drill in the remote seas of the Arctic. But the Arctic had other plans.

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4. America’s Military: A Conservative Institution’s Uneasy Cultural Evolution
     Published by www.militarytimes.com on 2014-12-22 at 18:12:30

The force is changing — often reluctantly — alongside the civilian society it serves. #

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5. Confidential Informer Blows Whistle In Fatal Tampa SWAT Raid
     Published by www.tampabay.com on 2015-01-01 at 21:30:15

A snitch comes clean.

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6. Listen Up
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-03 at 22:30:11

The pandemic of violence against women, the threats online, and the harassment on the streets are ongoing. But women’s voices assumed an unprecedented power in 2014.

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7. Bernie Sanders for President? Why Not Try a Real Socialist for a Change.
     Published by nymag.com on 2015-01-01 at 02:30:06

The stubborn Senator from Vermont considers a run for the White House.

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8. Blood Brothers
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-01-02 at 18:13:41

Douglas Durst, a man of few words, great wealth and dynastic power over Manhattan real estate, has said virtually nothing in public about his older brother, Robert. Until now. #

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9. The Art World’s Patron Satan
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-01-01 at 15:24:31

Stefan Simchowitz has supported dozens of emerging young artists. Why do so many people hate him? #

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10. Atoning For A Genocide
     Published by The New Yorker on 2014-12-30 at 09:32:36

A family survives the Armenian genocide and its long aftermath. #

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