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10 tickets to ThinkIns, the engine of open journalism. Tortoise members participate in open news conferences, live and unscripted in our newsroom.
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Tortoise quarterly is a short book of long reads. Modern fables, true tales, old stories re-examined, new ones revealed.
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We are focused on the Big Five forces that are shaping our lives, our societies, our world. News not as it’s breaking, but when it’s ready.
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