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T.J. Raphael

Digital Content Editor of The Takeaway

T.J. Raphael appears in the following:

Essay: The Uncertain Future of Brian Williams

Monday, February 09, 2015

Over the weekend, NBC announced that it is launching a fact-checking investigation into the reporting of Brian Williams. 

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What the 2015 Grammys Got Right and Wrong

Monday, February 09, 2015

The 57th annual Grammy Awards were last night, and the big winners were Sam Smith and Beck, while Taylor Swift had a rough time. Soundcheck's John Schaefer re-hashes how it played out.

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5 Things to Know About Dr. Atul Gawande

Monday, February 09, 2015

Tomorrow, The Takeaway will interview Boston-area surgeon Dr. Atul Gawande. Here are a few interesting about the doctor that you might not know.

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All the Corrupt Foreign Money Flowing into U.S. Real Estate

Monday, February 09, 2015

Years after Michael Bloomberg said it'd be a godsend for the world's billionaires to move to New York, a Times investigation found foreign buyers using luxury condos to hide corruption.

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Does the GOP Really Want to Abolish the IRS?

Monday, February 09, 2015

A dedicated page featured on the Republican Party website reads, "Stand with the GOP and Fight to Abolish the IRS." But few Republicans will come out and say it. 

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Prostate Cancer Survival Divides White & Black Men

Monday, February 09, 2015

Black men are more than twice as likely as their white counterparts to die from prostate cancer. A former patient and a doctor treating prostate cancer explain why.

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The Ancient Origins of Modern Beauty

Monday, February 09, 2015

This week we're asking a simple question: What is beauty? Today we discuss the Greek notion of beauty, and how those ideas expanded across the Western world and still influence us today.

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The Weekender: Stories of Surviving Breast Cancer

Saturday, February 07, 2015

This is a special podcast focused on our six-month-long audio storytelling series, "Under Her Skin: Living With Breast Cancer."

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FCC Chairman: A Declaration of Independence for the Internet

Thursday, February 05, 2015

After 4 million responses from the public and a nudge from the president, the FCC chairmen sent a strong message yesterday: All internet must be treated equally.

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Twitter, Trolling & Being A Woman Online

Thursday, February 05, 2015

Most women have a story about sexism or harassment online. Longtime feminist blogger and journalist Jill Filipovic shares her story, and her advice for dealing with internet sexism.

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As Jordanians Mourn, A Look at The New Fight Against ISIS

Thursday, February 05, 2015

The Islamic State's murder of Moaz al Kasasbeh seems to have bolstered Jordanian support for the U.S.-led strikes against ISIS. But how long will that last?

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U.S. Vs. Russia: New Battle Lines Being Drawn in Ukraine

Thursday, February 05, 2015

Secretary of State John Kerry is in Kiev today, and President Obama's nominee for Secretary of Defense said he would consider sending American military assistance to Ukraine. 

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Tavi Gevinson: Taking Back the Online Conversation

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

With the online magazine "Rookie," Tavi Gevinson curates an online community for young women—a magazine many older women wish they'd had in their teen years.  

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Fast, Fair & Open: FCC Chief Pushes For New Rules To Support Net Neutrality

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

In an op-ed posted today, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler made himself very clear: He wants the internet to be an unrestricted channel for communication and commerce.

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Brutal ISIS Execution Triggers Backlash

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

After a Jordanian pilot was burned to death by ISIS, Jordan responded rapidly by executing two prisoners. The Islamic State's latest casualty has consequences beyond the Middle East.

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Obama Proposes Radical Overhaul of Nation’s Food Safety Operations

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

President Obama is proposing a radical overhaul of the country’s food safety operations. We look at our current system and whether it's ever likely to change.

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Can The GOP & Dems Reach Common Ground?

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Democrats and Republicans interpret President Obama's $4 trillion budget proposal differently. Will they be able to find common ground? 

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Babies Made From DNA of 3 People May Soon Be Reality

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

British lawmakers voted Tuesday to allow scientists to create babies from the DNA of three people.

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How Fraud & Lazy Science Led Us to Vaccine Madness

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

A study linking autism to vaccines was debunked and retracted but the perception it created lives on. The journalist who exposed the faulty science weighs in.

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Autism, All Grown Up

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

For adults with autism, it can be difficult to find services and programs to help navigate the world and job market. 

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