John Dickerson is a correspondent for 60 Minutes. He is also a Contributing Editor to The Atlantic and the host of the Whistlestop podcast and co-host of the Slate Political Gabfest.

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Twitter and Campaign Coverage

Peter Hamby’s analysis after the 2012 campaign is worth re-reading as people think about how to cover campaigns. I spoke to Peter at length and feel the same way about Twitter now as I did back then. Certainly more so:

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Faulkner on the responsibility of a writer

Faulkner said it was the writer’s job to help man “endure by lifting his heart.” This is from his speech to the Nobel dinner in 1950:  

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End of 2018 Year-in-Review

Welcome to those on my mailing list. (If you’re not on the mailing list you can sign up on this page). In 2018 I said goodbye to my dear colleagues at Face the Nation and moved to New York, the city of my early career. I started as a co-host of CBS This Morning with Norah […]

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Nuns Fret Not at Their Convent’s Narrow Room

I like this poem because it is about limits and the benefits of constraints in shaping our creativity and our lives. It is a sonnet, so form follows function!

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