Thursday, May 15

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Tuesday, May 6

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A history of the celebrity profile.

Thursday, May 1

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The undoing of Tina Brown.

Tuesday, April 22

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An interview with Barry Diller about Aereo and the past, present and future of TV.

Previously: Vanessa Grigoriadis on the Longform Podcast.

Tuesday, April 15

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On the trail of two freelance journalists who were kidnapped in Syria in 2012.

Thursday, April 3

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“Every Sunday at my house … we watched The Ed Sullivan Show…. Whether we enjoyed it or not. That was my first lesson in show business. I don’t think anybody in the house particularly enjoyed it. We just watched it. Maybe that’s the purpose of television. You just turn it on and watch it whether you want to or not.”

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The secretive group that owns the venerable magazine.

Thursday, March 27

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James Reston’s problematic proximity to the powerful.

Sunday, March 16

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The unmuzzling of Canadian journalism.

Saturday, March 15

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A profile of New York Times obituary writer Alden Whitman.

Tuesday, March 11

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A surprising trip into the propaganda machine.

Monday, March 10

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Inside BuzzFeed’s adorable animal machine.