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Our favourite tales of 2022

Eileen Guo

Senior reporter, investigations

human remains on a copy stand to be photographed


Story: What occurs while you donate your physique to science? 

Purpose: Typically the very best tales reply questions you didn’t even know you had, and Abby’s superbly written story on physique farms is an ideal instance.  It treats a subject that we don’t discuss sufficient—dying 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 case you missed it the primary time round, I extremely advocate it now! 

Abby Ivory-Ganja

Senior engagement editor

A worker from Wuhan Guangsheng Photovoltaic Company installs a solar panel project on the roof of a building


Story: Who’s chargeable for local weather change? Three charts clarify.

Purpose: I discovered a lot from Casey Crownhart’s stellar local weather reporting this yr, however I really feel this piece about who’s chargeable for local weather change will persist with me gone 2022. She does such an incredible job of contextualizing the massive, large issues forward of us, and on this case behind us, with out making it really feel utterly doom-y. (Her publication The Spark is at all times a fantastic learn, too.)

Tate Ryan-Mosley

Senior reporter, tech coverage

Worldcoin has done field testing in Indonesia


Story: Deception, exploited employees, and money handouts: How Worldcoin recruited its first half 1,000,000 check customers

Purpose: One in all my favourite tales this yr 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 firms 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. 


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