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Porn Politik

Friday, October 16, 2015

A requiem for Playboy's nudes. Plus: Bernie Sanders versus the media, a major privacy case in Europe, and more.

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"Who Won The Debate?"

Friday, October 16, 2015

Reminder: a debate isn't an election. After this week's Democratic debate, pundits and online polls came to different conclusions about who "won" the night. Bob weighs in.

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The Other Greenhouse Effect

Friday, October 09, 2015

Does the liberal intellectual press really influence the Supreme Court? 

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Our Justices, Our Selves

Friday, October 09, 2015

Cultural depictions of the Supreme Court can shed light upon the walled-off world of the justices. But does the court derive power from its inaccessibility? 

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Plaintiff Shopping

Friday, October 09, 2015

Plaintiffs who come to symbolize major supreme court cases are often carefully cast by advocates and public-interest lawyers.

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Cameras In The Court (feat. The Justices)

Friday, October 09, 2015

Supreme Court justices refuse to allow filming in the court during oral arguments and on decision days. We consider the arguments for and against -- and the justices sing a song. 

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Behind the Corinthian Columns

Friday, October 09, 2015

At a time when digital connectivity rules, the nine justices of the Supreme Court operate in intentional, analog obscurity. A special look into our highest court.

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Breaking News Consumer's Handbook: SCOTUS Edition

Friday, October 09, 2015

With the expertise of seasoned SCOTUS reporters, we've put together a handy guide for the discerning news consumer to make sense of the court, its decisions, and its coverage.

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Bench Press

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.

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We Got Scooped: SCOTUS Edition

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

This week's show is all going to be all about the Supreme Court, and we were excited about a particular segment on transparency... until the Court made it totally obsolete on Monday.
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Speaking in Tongues

Friday, October 02, 2015

Receiving a cancer diagnosis can be like entering a foreign land where you don't speak the language. 

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What Makes a Great Disease Story?

Friday, October 02, 2015

A rare muscle cancer made David Grover sick—and famous—when he was just a kid. But then the media moved on.

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Perception vs. Reality

Friday, October 02, 2015

The latest cancer cures, fundraising campaigns, and miraculous survival stories are ubiquitous in the news— but cancer coverage rarely reflects real-world cancer incidence rates.

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A Brief Biography of Cancer

Friday, October 02, 2015

Siddhartha Mukherjee, author of The Emperor of All Maladies, charts cancer’s 2,500 year history.

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The Cancer Show

Friday, October 02, 2015

A deep dive into cancer: in the media, in language, and in our mind's eye. 

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That Facebook Disclaimer? Ignore It.

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

You've probably seen the declaration of privacy status making the rounds on Facebook. Trouble is, the post doesn't actually do anything. It's a hoax, and an old one at that.
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Pope-ular Opinion

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.

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Munchausen By Internet

Friday, September 25, 2015

Taryn Harper Wright spends her spare time unraveling the efforts of people who fake illnesses online. 

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Every Story Has A Twin

Friday, September 25, 2015

A new collection of fiction gives voice to figures at the margins of history. 

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Pope Primer

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

On the occasion of Pope Francis's U.S. tour, we offer a primer on the pontiff. 
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