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The Trump Effect: The Stories That Aren’t Being Published

June 6, 2018

By Holly Stuart Hughes

© Max Whittaker

Max Whittaker photographed three brothers who had been placed in different foster homes. Here, Brothers Terrick and Matt (right) play video games with friends, all former foster youth, who serve as a mutual support system.

A few weeks after Donald Trump was inaugurated, The Washington Post, The New York Times, The New Yorker and other news publications reported they had seen their subscriptions increase between 50 and 300 percent, and nonprofit journalism organizations such as ProPublica and NPR saw a spike in donations. While the so-called “Trump Bump” has brought new revenues to some media...

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