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Why 'Hard-Hitting' Interviews Have Silenced Politicians And Strangled Journalism

What's worse than a lying politician? Maybe a journalist who thinks that the best path to the big scoop is through the ancient art of yelling. Don't get me wrong — a lying politician is a real thing and should definitely be rooted out. But let's go for less Bill O'Reilly and more Soledad O'Brien.

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In one of the most glaringly hypocritical moves in recent history, the band formerly known as Lady Antebellum is suing black blues singer Anita "Lady A" White, to use her stage name she's performed under for over three decades.

Lady Antebellum announced it had changed its name to Lady A on June 11 as part of its commitment to "examining our individual and collective impact and marking the necessary changes to practice antiracism."

Antebellum refers to an era in the American south before the civil war when black people were held as slaves.

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