A Quiet Book for our Very Loud Time

Charlie Mackesy's illustrated book explores love, fear, acceptance and belonging. It's a perfect anecdote for our anxious age.

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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, Pantie People. Repent!
Axis of Eve Protesers

Day Four: Repent, Pantie People. Repent!

A Democratic stands before the 2004 Republican National Convention and demands his party repent. Day four of my 2004 Republican National Convention coverage for MTV News.

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Day Three: Fishing for Girlie Men – The Police Strike Back
Police Arrest Protester

Day Three: Fishing for Girlie Men – The Police Strike Back

Arnold Schwarzenegger explains the difference between Republican manly men and the girlie men the NYPD are rounding up in the streets. Day three of my 2004 Republican National Convention coverage for MTV News.

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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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