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Our Guests' Picks For Best Reporting Of 2015

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Our December 22, 2015 program exploring the best (and worst) news reporting of 2015 included three media watchers who found the best (and worst) stories of the year. We've collected some of their picks here — what were your top stories of 2015, and who reported them best?

Brian Stelter's Picks

Associated Press: Are slaves catching the fish you buy? (March 25, 2015)

The Marshall Project (All Year)

The Trace (All Year)

Las Vegas Review Journal: Judge in Adelson lawsuit subject to unusual scrutiny amid Review-Journal sale (December 18, 2015)

Max Linsky's Picks

Texas Monthly: The Talented Mr. Khater (July 2015)

New Yorker: Unfollow (November 23, 2015)

New York Times: ISIS and the Lonely Young American (June 28, 2015)

GQ: The Late, Great Stephen Colbert (August 17, 2015)

Boston Globe: The Life and Times of Strider Wolf (November 11, 2015)

New Yorker: The Really Big One (July 20, 2015)

Eric Deggan's Picks

Dogan News Agency: Photo of Aylan Kurdi

HBO: "The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst (February - March, 2015)

Serial: Season One (Autumn '14)

New York Times: The Public Editor Column (All Year)

Tampa BayHow riding your bike can land you in trouble with the cops — if you're black (April 17, 2015)

Tampa Bay Times: Failure Factories (August 12, 2015)

ProPublica and the Marshall Project: An Unbelievable Story of Rape (December 16, 2015)

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