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Confessions Of An MP3 Blogger

A mini-oral history of track-based journalism’s golden age.
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Are Leaks Good For Fans?

Two FADER staffers debate the good and bad of music leaks.
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How Reality TV Conquered Its Secrets

Illustration Gabriel Alcala
Public secrets make the most meta form of TV even more complex.
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How Kanye’s Unpredictable Album Rollouts Created A New Model For The Modern Artist

Illustration Gabriel Alcala
Kanye West created a new model for the modern artist through his mercurial album rollouts.
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Chelsea Manning Is On Instagram

The whistleblower Chelsea Manning is free from prison and posting photos on Instagram.
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Jai Paul’s Demo Album Leak Still Matters

Illustration Gabriel Alcala
A mysterious leak threw a wrench in the career of a pop visionary. But four years later, Jai Paul’s demos still have a lot to tell us.
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Why The Labour Manifesto Leak Was Actually Good For Labour

Maybe it was disorganisation, or sabotage, but Labour’s surprise reveal of their manifesto on May 11 only made them more popular.
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The 11 Most Amusingly Dumb Trump Leaks

A collection of our favorite trifling Trump secrets so far.
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Stop Looking At Stolen Nudes

Illustration Gabriel Alcala
Danish journalist and activist Emma Holten’s life was changed when a hacker stole her intimate photos. Here, she explains how she turned the tables.
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The 11 Greatest Social Media Song Leaks

Illustration Gabriel Alcala
The 11 most memorable social media song leaks, in no particular order.
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Introducing Leak Week

Illustration Gabriel Alcala
A week-long exploration of the impact and meaning of leaks, in the music-industry and beyond.
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