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    • The Choose-Your-Own-News Adventure

    • By: Jim Rutenberg
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Allow me to direct you to the real-world, Choose-Your-Own-Adventure news media misadventure of the past week, which I’ll call “POTUS45, Episode 6: The Presidential Wiretap That (A) Was, (B) Wasn’t, (C) Was Because He’s a Russian Agent and Oh, Sister, Is He in Trouble.”

    "The Choose-Your-Own-News Adventure" is from the March 13, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Jim Rutenberg and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Trump’s Tawdry Tabloid Sagas Reveal Weightier Themes

    • By: Jim Rutenberg
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Audiences gravitated to the scores of articles and cable news segments about Donald J. Trump, Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal for an undeniable reason: Sex sells.

    "Trump’s Tawdry Tabloid Sagas Reveal Weightier Themes" is from the December 09, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Jim Rutenberg and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Advertising's Revolution Will Be Televised

    • By: Jim Rutenberg
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Advertising's Revolution Will Be Televised" is from the May 15, 2016 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Jim Rutenberg and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • The Republican Horse Race Is over, and Journalism Lost

    • By: Jim Rutenberg
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "The Republican Horse Race Is over, and Journalism Lost" is from the May 05, 2016, Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Jim Rutenberg and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • As ‘60 Minutes’ Prepares Stormy Daniels Interview, Lawyers Battle

    • By: Jim Rutenberg, Michael M. Grynbaum
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 6 mins
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    The CBS News program “60 Minutes” was moving forward with plans to show an interview it conducted last week with the pornographic film actress who says she had an affair with Donald Trump as her lawyer and a lawyer for the president traded public jabs through the weekend over her right to speak.

    "As ‘60 Minutes’ Prepares Stormy Daniels Interview, Lawyers Battle" is from the March 11, 2018 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Jim Rutenberg, Michael M. Grynbaum and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Stormy Daniels Offers to Return Payment to End Deal for Her Silence

    • By: Jim Rutenberg
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 4 mins
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    The pornographic film actress who says she had an affair with President Donald Trump offered on Monday to return $130,000 she received from Trump’s personal attorney in 2016 for agreeing not to discuss the alleged relationship.

    "Stormy Daniels Offers to Return Payment to End Deal for Her Silence" is from the March 12, 2018 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Jim Rutenberg and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Megyn Kelly’s Cautionary Tale of Crossing Donald Trump

    • By: Jim Rutenberg
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Megyn Kelly’s Cautionary Tale of Crossing Donald Trump" is from the November 15. 2016 Entertainment section of The New York Times. It was written by Jim Rutenberg and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • Alternative Media Offers a Choice of Facts on Comey

    • By: Jim Rutenberg
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 8 mins
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    It’s a question that has hung out there throughout our hyperdriven, hyperdivided media era: What would Watergate look like if it were to happen now?

    "Alternative Media Offers a Choice of Facts on Comey" is from the June 11, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Jim Rutenberg and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Megyn Kelly Is Leaving Fox News for NBC

    • By: Jim Rutenberg
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 7 mins
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    For Megyn Kelly, the shift from Fox News to NBC — where she will host a daily daytime show and a Sunday newsmagazine program — will be a test of whether she can connect with a broader audience in a different format and reach another level of television stardom.

    "Megyn Kelly Is Leaving Fox News for NBC" is from the January 04, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Jim Rutenberg and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Third Woman Accuses Kavanaugh of Sexual Misconduct

    • By: Steve Eder, Jim Rutenberg, Rebecca R. Ruiz
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Judge Brett Kavanaugh was accused Wednesday by another woman of having engaged in sexual misconduct at parties while he was a student at Georgetown Preparatory School in the 1980s.

    "Third Woman Accuses Kavanaugh of Sexual Misconduct" is from the September 26, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Steve Eder, Jim Rutenberg and Rebecca R. Ruiz and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Weinstein’s Complicity Machine Entangled Stars, Scribes and Aides in a Web of Secrets

    • By: Megan Twohey, Jodi Kantor, Susan Dominus, and others
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Harvey Weinstein built his complicity machine out of the witting, the unwitting and those in between. He commanded enablers, silencers and spies, warning others who discovered his secrets to say nothing. He courted those who could provide the money or prestige to enhance his reputation as well as his power to intimidate.

    "Weinstein’s Complicity Machine Entangled Stars, Scribes and Aides in a Web of Secrets" is from the December 06, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Megan Twohey, Jodi Kantor, Susan Dominus, Jim Rutenberg and Steve Eder and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Harvey Weinstein’s Fall Opens the Floodgates in Hollywood

    • By: Jim Rutenberg, Rachel Abrams, Melena Ryzik
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Harvey Weinstein is certainly not the first powerful man publicly and credibly accused of sexually harassing or abusing women in recent years.

    "Harvey Weinstein’s Fall Opens the Floodgates in Hollywood" is from the October 16, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Jim Rutenberg, Rachel Abrams and Melena Ryzik and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • The Mutual Dependence of Trump and the News Media

    • By: Jim Rutenberg
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 11 mins
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    "The Mutual Dependence of Trump and the News Media" is from March 20, 2016, The Upshot section of The New York Times. It was written by Jim Rutenberg and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • WikiLeaks, DNC Hacks and Assange’s Years-Old Vision

    • By: Jim Rutenberg
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 8 mins
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    At first blush, there’s a baffling, inside-out quality to Julian Assange’s latest star turn in our shambolic national story.

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    • National Enquirer Had Decades of Trump Dirt. He Wanted to Buy It All.

    • By: Jim Rutenberg, Maggie Haberman
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Federal investigators have provided ample evidence that President Donald Trump was involved in deals to pay two women to keep them from speaking publicly before the 2016 election about affairs that they said they had with him.But it turns out that Trump wanted to go even further.

    "National Enquirer Had Decades of Trump Dirt. He Wanted to Buy It All." is from the August 30, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Jim Rutenberg and Maggie Haberman and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Investigators Focus on Another Trump Ally: The National Enquirer

    • By: Jim Rutenberg, Emily Steel, Mike Mcintire
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 8 mins
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    President Donald Trump has long had ties to the nation’s major media players. But his connections with the country’s largest tabloid publisher, American Media Inc., run deeper than most.

    "Investigators Focus on Another Trump Ally: The National Enquirer" is from the April 11, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Jim Rutenberg, Emily Steel and Mike Mcintire and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • NBC Fires Lauer Over Sexual Misconduct Allegation

    • By: Jim Rutenberg, Ellen Gabler, Rachel Abrams
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 4 mins
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    The fast-moving national reckoning over sexual harassment in the workplace reached the highest level of television news Wednesday when NBC fired Matt Lauer, the co-host of its most profitable franchise, “Today,” following an allegation that he made inappropriate sexual contact with a subordinate.

    "NBC Fires Lauer Over Sexual Misconduct Allegation" is from the November 29, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Jim Rutenberg, Ellen Gabler and Rachel Abrams and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • After Ailes, Fox News Still Flies Its Pirate Flag

    • By: Jim Rutenberg
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 7 mins
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    The network, led by O’Reilly, remains the most watched cable news network by a wide margin, and it sure seems that the old proclivity to look the other way in the face of hyperprofitable victory remains in place.

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    • ‘Alternative Facts’ and the Costs of Trump-Branded Reality

    • By: Jim Rutenberg
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 7 mins
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    When Donald Trump swore the presidential oath Friday, he assumed responsibility not only for the levers of government but also for one of the United States’ most valuable assets, battered though it may be: its credibility.

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    • In Trump Era, Censorship May Start in the Newsroom

    • By: Jim Rutenberg
    • Narrated by: Mike DelGaudio
    • Length: 6 mins
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    This is how the muzzling starts: not with a boot on your neck, but with the fear of one that runs so deep that you muzzle yourself.

    "In Trump Era, Censorship May Start in the Newsroom" is from the February 17, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Jim Rutenberg and narrated by Mike DelGaudio.

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