Waters Wavelength Podcast Episode 102: The Best of Longform Journalism in 2017

Anthony and James discuss their favorite pieces of longform (non-Waters) journalism in 2017.

Anthony Malakian, US editor of Waters, and James Rundle, news editor of Waters, record a weekly podcast touching on the biggest stories in financial technology.

 

Anthony and James go through their favorite pieces of longform journalism from 2017. These stories appeared in publications other than WatersTechnology.com. To read the best of Waters in 2017, you can read those here, here and here:
 

Weinstein’s Complicity Machine

New York Times

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/12/05/us/harvey-weinstein-complicity.html?src=longreads

 

Harvey Weinstein’s Army of Spies

Ronan Farrow (New Yorker)

https://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/harvey-weinsteins-army-of-spies?src=longreads

 

London Bridge is Down

Sam Knight (The Guardian)

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/mar/16/what-happens-when-queen-elizabeth-dies-london-bridge

 

PPE, the Oxford Degree that Runs Britain

Andy Beckett (The Guardian)

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2017/feb/23/ppe-oxford-university-degree-that-rules-britain

 

Left Behind

Sarah O’Connor (Financial Times)

https://www.ft.com/content/b6dbf34e-c987-11e7-aa33-c63fdc9b8c6c

 

How the Sandwich Consumed Britain

Sam Knight (The Guardian)

https://www.theguardian.com/news/2017/nov/24/how-the-sandwich-consumed-britain

 

America Beyond Detention

Texas Observer

https://www.texasobserver.org/america-beyond-detention/

 

Dwayne Johnson for President

Caity Weaver (GQ)

https://www.gq.com/story/dwayne-johnson-for-president-cover

 

Deliverance From 27,000 Feet

John Branch (NY Times)

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/12/18/sports/everest-deaths.html?_r=0

 

The Baby in the Plastic Bag

Bernt Jakob Oksnes (Dagdablet)

https://www.dagbladet.no/spesial/the-baby-in-the-plastic-bag/

 

The Fallout From Sportswriting’s Filthiest Fuck-Up

Jeff Pearlman (Deadspin)

https://deadspin.com/the-fallout-from-sportswritings-filthiest-fuck-up-1797691830

 

What Bullets do to Bodies

Jason Fagone (HuffPo)

http://highline.huffingtonpost.com/articles/en/gun-violence/

 

A Most American Terrorist: The Making of Dylann Roof

Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah (GQ)

https://www.gq.com/story/dylann-roof-making-of-an-american-terrorist

 

How Fake News Turned a Small Town Upside Down

Caitlin Dickerson (NY Times)

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/26/magazine/how-fake-news-turned-a-small-town-upside-down.html?_r=1

 

Contact Info

As is the case with everything we do, we’d love to get some feedback from our listeners. Feel free to reach out to Anthony or James via Twitter or email.

Anthony: @a_malakian[email protected]

James: @JimRundle; [email protected]


Past 10 episodes:

Episode 92: The Best of Sibos Toronto

Episode 93: Recaps of Sibos Toronto, Risk USA & Sifma DC

Episode 94: The CME’s Bitcoin Play & FSB Worries About AI

Episode 95: Bitcoin/Blockchain News, BNP’s Acquisition, Post-Trade Tech

Episode 96: CAT Concerns & Big Tech Takes Aim at Asset Managers

Episode 97: C-Level Execs Talk Bitcoin, Fintechs, Cognitive Computing & Open-Source Tech 

Episode 98: A Focus on Asia, Rolet Out at LSEG, Nasdaq’s Bitcoin Futures

Episode 99: Fintech and Innovation, a Discussion

Episode 100: Bitcoin Futures…Again

Episode 101: The Top 10 Stories of 2017

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