In this issue:
"Faking It" by Steve Coll: Donald Trump's "Fake News" Tactics.
LETTER FROM WASHINGTON
"The Russia Portfolio" by Jeffrey Toobin: After Michael Flynn pleads guilty, the President's lawyers scramble.
ANNALS OF EDUCATION
"Two Schools of Thought" by Rebecca Mead: Success Academy's quest to combine rigid discipline with a progressive curriculum.
A CRITIC AT LARGE
"Acts of Attention" by Tobi Haslett: What Susan Sontag never changed her mind about.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Overflowing" by Anthony Lane: A review of The Shape of Water.