Media Decoder

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In Philip Roth’s 2004 alternative history, Charles Lindbergh is in the White House, cozying up to the Third Reich.

Mr. Bartlett won a Pulitzer Prize for his national reporting but was remembered especially for the dinner party where he introduced the future president to Jacqueline Bouvier.

New York Times journalists won three awards for foreign coverage. Other winners came from organizations including The Washington Post, ProPublica and WNYC.

The Void, a Utah-based start-up, bets that by making V.R. both social and spontaneous, it can draw throngs and make a mint. Some big names are taking notice.

Online stars, called influencers, can connect businesses to coveted audiences, but they can also bring companies closer to topics they’d rather not broach.

President Trump is lending credence to out-there Jonesisms, adding another “pinch-yourself-this-is-happening” element to our national journey into the upside-down.

Ms. Jennings, 16, star of “I Am Jazz” on TLC, vaulted into the national spotlight after being interviewed by Barbara Walters 10 years ago.