This week's show 

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    "Social anxiety" motivates Trump supporters

    "Hillbilly Elegy" author J.D. Vance says "social anxiety," including a complex mix of issues, fuels support for Donald Trump. He calls for more "nuance" in campaign coverage.
    Brian Stelter

    Brian Stelter

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    Brian Stelter is the host of "Reliable Sources" and the senior media correspondent for CNN Worldwide.

Last week's show 

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    Questioning Clinton's lack of pressers

    How accessible is Hillary Clinton to journalists? Tamara Keith, who covers the Clinton campaign for NPR, talks with Brian Stelter about the candidate's decision not to hold a full fledged news conference so far this year.
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    Bardella: Breitbart is a "Trump super PAC"

    Trump's campaign and the far right web site Breitbart have become "Trumpbart," Ken Stern says. Kurt Bardella calls the site "the rapid response arm of the Trump campaign."
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    Why it's risky to cherry-pick polls

    Rigged polls? Hidden support for Trump? Slanted samples of voters? 538 founder Nate Silver cuts through the noise and explains how to interpret polling data.
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    Paying tribute to John McLaughlin

    The groundbreaking host of "The McLaughlin Group" died on August 16 at the age of 89. Brian Stelter takes stock of McLaughlin's TV legacy.
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    Why the Louisiana flood wasn't covered more widely

    Eric Holthaus and Brian Stelter discuss some of the reasons why the national coverage fell short: Floods are uniquely difficult to cover; the storm had no name; and the election has squeezed out other stories.

Two weeks ago 

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    Trump campaign taking aim at media bias

    Trump aide Jason Miller says "one of the biggest problems that we have is the filter with which news is being presented to people." He explains the campaign's recent media criticism.
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    Trump's "art of the blame"

    Media critic Jennifer Pozner and NewsmaxTV Host Steve Malzberg debate the cause and the consequences of Trump's fraught relationship with the media.
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    Inside the "press pen"

    Some Trump supporters regularly boo journalists at rallies. But others are friendlier. Jill Colvin, political reporter for The Associated Press, describes her experiences.
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    Two co-presidents replacing Roger Ailes

    Vanity Fair contributing editor Sarah Ellison tells Brian Stelter that the Murdochs are trying to move on after the Roger Ailes sexual harassment scandal, but she expects many more stories to come.

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Greatest hits 

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    WDBJ boss: 'We can't really' heal

    Jeff Marks, general manager of WDBJ, describes the emotional and journalistic difficulties of covering the deaths of co-workers Alison Parker and Adam Ward.
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    Meltdown at Gawker Media; what now?

    In light of a story that divided the Gawker staff, Brian Stelter speaks with Nick Denton, founder of Gawker Media, about the future of his company.
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    Former Fox News host speaks

    The latest on O'Reilly exaggeration claims, including a response from nuns "shocked" by his alleged lies. Plus, former Fox insider Eric Burns gives his take on what he calls the Fox News "cult."
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    Ferguson: There are more than two sides

    CNN commentator Marc Lamont Hill joins Reliable Sources to examine the media's simplistic coverage of the Ferguson protests, which is often characterized as a clear division between support for the protesters or cops.
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    Press panic over ISIS?

    Brian Stelter looks at the coverage of ISIS, and whether the press is letting their fear interfere with truth telling.