Senior reporter, investigations
Story: What occurs while you donate your physique to science?
Motive: Typically the very best tales reply questions you didn’t even know you had, and Abby’s fantastically written story on physique farms is an ideal instance. It treats a subject that we don’t speak about sufficient—demise and, extra particularly, our lifeless our bodies—with a very hard-to-balance mixture of curiosity, compassion, and nice consideration to element. This was such a delight to learn, and in the event you missed it the primary time round, I extremely advocate it now!
Senior engagement editor
Story: Who’s accountable for local weather change? Three charts clarify.
Motive: I discovered a lot from Casey Crownhart’s stellar local weather reporting this 12 months, however I really feel this piece about who’s accountable for local weather change will persist with me gone 2022. She does such a tremendous job of contextualizing the massive, huge issues forward of us, and on this case behind us, with out making it really feel fully doom-y. (Her publication The Spark is at all times an awesome learn, too.)
Senior reporter, tech coverage
Story: Deception, exploited staff, and money handouts: How Worldcoin recruited its first half 1,000,000 check customers
Motive: Certainly one of my favourite tales this 12 months was the Worldcoin investigation by Eileen and Adi. The reporting on this story was so substantial and took a tough have a look at the predatory knowledge extraction practices that so many corporations are responsible of. I actually appreciated the really international scope of this story, and the writers’ examination of how the corporate’s altruistic crypto-enthusiasm in contrast with the distressing actuality of its implementation.