WORLD’s Top 25 articles for 2018

News Of The Year | Our year-end countdown of the stories that generated the most reader traffic
by Mickey McLean
Posted 12/29/18, 10:59 am

In 2018, WORLD’s online readers were drawn to major cover stories and timely features from the magazine, daily news reports from The Sift, and insightful Saturday Series essays.

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Associated Press/Time Magazine

Time honors ‘guardian’ journalists as Person of the Year

by Kiley Crossland
Posted 12/11/18, 10:57 am

Time magazine on Tuesday designated jailed and murdered journalists around the world as its 2018 Person of the Year. The magazine called the group “guardians” in the “war on truth” and selected four journalists to represent them: slain Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi; arrested Filipina reporter Maria Ressa; Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who have been detained in Myanmar, also known as Burma, for nearly a year; and the staff of the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Md., where five people were shot and killed at the newspaper’s offices in June.

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Krieg Barrie

Miles to go

Media | If the 1900s were the Christian century, what about the 2000s?
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 11/20/18, 01:36 pm

Late in 1899 a magazine known as The Christian Oracle changed its name to The Christian Century. In January 1900, its editors predicted that “glory’s mantle shall enwrap the world, and golden years enfold in an unbroken round of sweet and happy peace.” World War I began 14 years later.

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