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Friday, October 09, 2015
An hour on the Supreme Court, an institution as secretive as it is powerful -- and how we understand it. Plus: shopping for plaintiffs, press influence on the court, and a song.
Friday, October 02, 2015
A deep dive into cancer: in the media, in language, and in our mind's eye.
Friday, September 25, 2015
A reminder that the pope is not a politician, why the AP won't use "climate change denier", polling on abortion, and more.
Friday, September 18, 2015
The role of journalists when they play debate moderator, debunking viral images of the refugee crisis, and exposing Exxon's flip floppery.
Friday, September 11, 2015
On the language debate surrounding the Mediterranean crisis, debunking migration myths both foreign and domestic, and a visit to the 9/11 museum.
Friday, September 04, 2015
The rhetoric of ads on the Iran nuclear agreement, the ongoing fall out of the Ashley Madison hack, and the end of an iconic Spanish language variety show.
Friday, August 28, 2015
The push for a female libido pill reveals misunderstandings about female sexuality. Plus: Jorge Ramos is a real journalist; stock market misreporting; and more.
Friday, August 21, 2015
Media scapegoats for the tragedy of Hurricane Katrina, imagining a Trump presidency, and the NSA's "house philosopher."
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Looking back on the impossible election and catastrophic reign of Donald Trump, the 45th President of the United States. Adapted from the article by Jon Lovett for The Atlantic.
Friday, August 14, 2015
Fox makes a strange deal with Donald Trump. Plus, Ferguson a year later, and writer David Lipsky on the late David Foster Wallace.
Friday, August 07, 2015
A special hour on the enthralling genre of true crime.
Friday, July 31, 2015
The booms and busts of political reporting, a skeptical look into health and diet news, and an indie throwback film gets the red carpet treatment.