Day Five: Love is in the Air

George speaks, the people swoon and protesters protest on. Day five of my 2004 Republican National Convention coverage for MTV News.

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Day Four: Repent! The Protest Panties are Nigh

A democratic senator stands before the 2004 Republican National Convention and demands his party repent. Day four of my few days of coverage of the event for MTV News.

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Day Two: No Rest for the Weary – RNC Protesters Can’t Call it a Day

In 2004, I returned to the United States from Saudi Arabia in time for the Republican National Convention. MTV News hired me to cover the spectacle. This is day two of my five-day diary, recently rediscovered on a long-abandoned hard drive.

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Americans Hate the Media

Where goes truth when a new Gallup poll indicates American trust in the media is (yet again) at an all-time low?

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Getting to Know What We Do Not Know

A new study shows how little we know about current and historical events. This affects strategies for how we understand and process the news.

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Can Robots Tell The Truth?

As the Washington Post tries to create a near real-time fact checking system for political speeches, how might it work? And do we want it to?

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Politico: Obama’s a Puppet Master

Politico complains that Obama plays the press. Same as it ever was: Every president's played the press.

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