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“Hard Fork” by Kevin Ross and Casey Newton, produced by Davis Land. The show is edited by Paula Szuchman.Designed by Alyssa Moxley with original music by Dan Powell, Elisha Baytop, Marion Lozano and Rowan Niemisto. Fact checking by Caitlin Love.
Special thanks to Hanna Ingber, Nell Gallogly, Kate LoPresti, and Jeffrey Miranda.