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No love lost for the “mainstream media”

No love lost for the “mainstream media”

David Taylor is fed up with the mainstream media. The 53-year-old Texan with long blond hair and dressed in cowboy garb lives with his pit bull and shih tzu in an old racquetball court in the town of San Marcos.  He works in “property” and is a huge fan of Donald...

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Fire and water helped shape Chicago

Fire and water helped shape Chicago

We visited nine cities from coast to coast in the past eight weeks – even more, counting Ely and New Ulm, Minn. None of the others made an everlasting impression on me the way Chicago has. That skyline is hard to forget. And it’s not just the skyline, it’s the story...

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Which came first, the tech or the grotesque?

As the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump continues to expand, one question comes to mind. Did Silicon Valley put Trump in office somehow? Is social media to blame for this strange presidency, or is the problem much deeper? Facebook, Twitter and to some...

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2020 Applications

The application period for 2020 World Press Institute Fellowships will open December 1st, 2019. The deadline for submissions is February 14, 2020. Selection announcements will be made in early May. For instructions, please read ...