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Sunday, December 7

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You’re Wrong, You’re Wrong, You’re Definitely Wrong, and I’m Probably Wrong, Too

What it was like to edit The New Republic at its most contentious.

One of the little tweaks I made the first time I got the job was to change the slogan on the table of contents from “A Journal of Politics and the Arts” back to the original: “A Weekly Journal of Opinion.” All the fine reporting notwithstanding, what The New Republic did best, had always done best, was opinion. Its politics were polemical, its art was the art of argument.

Saturday, December 6

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In and Out of Time in Iraq

An essay on PTSD.

Friday, December 5

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Digital Darkness: When We Can’t Turn Away From Death Online

The author’s long-running relationship with the grotesque.

Friday, November 28

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My Life In The Locker Room: A Female Sportswriter Remembers The Dicks

“I was in the visiting clubhouse waiting to interview one of the Oakland A’s this year when one of the players called, ‘Here, pussy’—as though he were calling a cat. But of course, he hadn’t lost Fluffy; he’d found a woman in his locker room.”

Wednesday, November 19

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My Last Day in Yemen

A journalist on the lingering effects of escaping a kidnapping.

Friday, November 14

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Bonfire of the Inanities

A history of the New York Times Styles section.

Tuesday, November 11

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Hello, My Name Is Stephen Glass, and I’m Sorry

Sixteen years after he was exposed as the most fraudulent journalist of his generation, Stephen Glass is confronted by an old friend.

Saturday, November 8

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Haterade

Don’t read the comments.

Monday, November 3

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The Pierre Omidyar Insurgency

The story, so far, of First Look Media.

Monday, October 27

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The New Glenn Beck

He has a staff of 300. His website gets more traffic than Gawker and has 300,000 paying subscribers. He has a clothing line, a string of bestselling books, a movie studio and a radio show syndicated on 400 stations. A profile of Glenn Beck, mogul.

Tuesday, October 21

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The Red Flag in the Flowerpot

Ben Bradlee’s nagging concerns about Deep Throat.