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Sam Taylor, ONC’s managing editor, was invited to post an article on In that article, Taylor describes Gen Z’s attitudes toward politics. Michael Smerconish is a political pundit who has his own podcast. He also hosts a Saturday morning show on CNN.


Way back in 1991, Jeff Hall, ONC’s founder, started a community newspaper, the Brentwood News, in West LA. In this article, Hall describes what community newspapers and OUR NATIONAL CONVERSATION have in common.

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Podcast About OUR NATIONAL CONVERSATION on Ruben in the Center

Host Ruben Navarrette interviews Jeff Hall, Sam Taylor, and Tania Ruedas-Ortiz from “Our National Conversation” -- a new digital media organization run by Generation Z that aims to fix what’s broken in the Fourth Estate and get Americans talking in a civilized way.

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