"My breakthrough came with the Washington Post's terrific series in 2007 on terrible conditions at Walter Reed Army Medical Center," writes American Journalism Review editor Rem Rieder. "When [New York Times Magazine] posted its mammoth must-read, zeitgeist-defining profile of Politico's Mike Allen in April, I gobbled up every word on the computer. When Rolling Stone finally posted its explosive piece on Gen. Stanley McChrystal in June, same deal."