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Asawin Suebsaeng / Rolling Stone:
Haberman's book: Tucker Carlson met Jared Kushner in February 2020 at the White House to demand clemency for Roger Stone; Trump pardoned Stone in December 2020
Charlotte Klein / Vanity Fair:
A profile of Noah Shachtman, a year in as Rolling Stone's EIC, as some staff doubt if his tabloid instincts and scoop obsession are best suited for the magazine
Alex Zalben / Decider:
Trevor Noah is leaving Paramount's The Daily Show after hosting for seven years; the news was announced to his audience on September 29 and surprised the staff
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