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. The Agency
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-06-02 at 17:15:13

From a nondescript office building in St. Petersburg, Russia, an army of well-paid “trolls” has tried to wreak havoc all around the Internet — and in real-life American communities. #

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2. How To Fix A Broken Heart
     Published by digg.com on 2015-06-02 at 14:55:17

The need to mend broken hearts has never been greater. But what if we could simply manufacture a new one? #

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3. This Is What It’s Like To Have Your Life Stolen By A Woman Who Doesn’t Exist – (@psmith, @BuzzFeed)
     Published by Buzz Feed on 2015-05-31 at

This Is What It’s Like To Have Your Life Stolen By A Woman Who Doesn’t Exist -  (@psmith, @BuzzFeed)

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4. The Man Who Was Caged In A Zoo
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-06-04 at 17:00:06

The story of Ota Benga, captured in the Congo, displayed at the World’s Fair, and brought to the Bronx Zoo in 1906.

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5. Why Baltimore Blew Up
     Published by Rolling Stone on 2015-05-27 at 12:30:46

It wasn’t just the killing of Freddie Gray. Inside the complex legal infrastructure that encourages — and covers up — police violence. #

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6. ‘I Just Wish For People To Give Me A Chance’
     Published by projects.thestar.com on 2015-05-30 at 16:09:21

Open a window. Open a bank account. Get a driver’s license. Get a library card. There are so many small skills to be learned by a man who has loomed large since he was shot and captured in Afghanistan at the age of 15 — a man who has never been allowe...

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7. Training Young Doctors: The Current Crisis
     Published by NYBooks on 2015-05-27 at 05:44:46

In the 1890s, Sir William Osler, now regarded as something of a demigod in American medicine, created at the Johns Hopkins Hospital a novel system for training physicians after graduation from medical school. It required young physicians to reside in the ...

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8. Men Adrift
     Published by www.economist.com on 2015-05-29 at 08:38:25

Badly educated men in rich countries have not adapted well to trade, technology or feminism. #

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9. The Death Of A Penalty
     Published by time.com on 2015-05-28 at 21:29:57

Despite extraordinary efforts by the courts and enormous expense to taxpayers, the modern death penalty remains slow, costly and uncertain. #

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10. 977 Days
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-06-06 at 18:41:04

On being held hostage by Somali pirates.

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