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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.

Monday, October 13

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Fire Alarm

A journalist’s memories of covering the great Baltimore fire of 1904.

Thursday, October 9

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The Hidden Sources That Brought Down Nixon in Watergate

Woodward and Bernstein’s other anonymous sources.

Monday, September 8

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Lock Up Your Wives!

Marital advice columns from the past.

Sunday, August 31

Friday, August 29

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A Sordid But Instructive Interval At Soldier of Fortune Magazine

A personal history of Soldier of Fortune magazine and the mercenary-wannabes who read and wrote it.

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Hollywood's Big-Money YouTube Hit Factory

Established media companies used to sue YouTube. Now they’re betting on it.

Thursday, August 28

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Branding Guyana

The rise and fall of travel writing.

Wednesday, August 27

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Fear and Self-Loathing in Las Vegas

Retracing Hunter S. Thompson’s steps 40 years later.

Tuesday, August 26

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The Matter of Time

Spun-off from Time Warner and saddled with $1.3 billion in debt as a parting gift, the once-mighty Time Inc needs to reinvent itself. Fast.

Friday, August 22

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The Bro Whisperer of Bustle

Bryan Goldberg’s site for women was widely mocked when it launched a year ago. Today it has 15 million readers per month and some of its harshest early critics are on the payroll.