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This week, we look at how selective coverage shapes our view of foreign borders, conflicts and historical figures — from Syria to Winston Churchill. Plus, a conversation with the editor-in-chief of National Geographic about their latest issue unpacking tricky issues of race, starting with the magazine's troubled past.
1. Thalia Beaty [@tkbeaty], reporter for Storyful, on the latest coverage of the war in Syria. Listen.
2. Miranda Bogen [@mbogen], policy analyst at Upturn, on the perilous geopolitics of Google Maps. Listen.
3. Susan Goldberg [@susanbgoldberg], editor-in-chief of National Geographic, on how the magazine is reckoning with racist coverage in its past. Listen.
4. Madhusree Mukerjee [@Madhusree1984], author of Churchill's Secret War, on the ruthless legacy of Winston Churchill you didn't see in his latest Hollywood treatment. Listen.
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