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Why Sick Patients Are So Drawn to Cable News

Battling leukemia, my mom kept turning to CNN and Chris Cuomo. It turns out that cable news has a positive effect on some hospitalized people — even though it can make healthy folks feel like trash

How the Pandemic Made Gossip Essential Again

From the ‘Gossip Girl’ reboot and TikTok tea accounts to DeuxMoi and even the New York Times, a cultural hankering for gossip has come back in a big way

Leta Powell Drake Finally Got Her 15 Minutes of Fame — 40 Years After the Fact

An interview with the ‘greatest interviewer of all time,’ Leta Drake — the viral 82-year-old Nebraska anchor who told Elliott Gould he couldn’t act

The World of Anti-Fake-News Video Games

Democracy might have eked out a win, but misinformation campaigns are only getting stronger. That’s where games like ‘Harmony Square’ come in

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