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Picker Spotlight: Greg Vetter

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Picker Spotlights are an opportunity to learn more about NewsPicks users and go beyond the day-to-day commentary on the app. Today we are featuring natural food entrepreneur Greg Vetter.

Greg and his family launched Tessemae’s in 2009 and it is now the nation’s leading organic salad dressing and condiment company. Greg and the Tessemae’s family have worked tirelessly to create a brand, products and culture that leads by example through radical transparency and a passion for food made the right way.


Picker Spotlight: John Poveromo

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Picker Spotlights are an opportunity to learn more about NewsPicks users and go beyond the day-to-day commentary on the app. Today we are featuring comedian and writer John Poveromo.
John Poveromo is a comedian and writer who has performed in comedy clubs from New York to Chicago and beyond. The Brooklyn-born, New Jersey-raised comedian has written for everything from ESPN Sportscenter to VH1 to CNN Newsroom.


The NFL in Crisis: A NewsPicks Roundtable

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The NFL kicks off its 2018-19 season this weekend, and while teams and fans dream of a trip to Super Bowl 53 the league faces challenges on a number of fronts, from concussions and CTE to anthem protests to Donald Trump’s tweets. For the first time, the NFL’s dominance as the country’s top pro sports league looks shaky.


Line Items: Twitter’s Transparency

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Welcome back to Line Items, a series of Monday posts where NewsPicks CEO, Ian Myers, picks a single line from one of the previous week’s most popular picks, and write about it.

While the previous few weeks have focused on a popular story, this week I wanted to look at something that is honestly more of a headline than a story.

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey: I ‘fully admit’ our bias is ‘more left-leaning’


Line Items: Employers re-think body ink

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Welcome back to Line Items, a series of Monday posts where NewsPicks CEO, Ian Myers, picks a single line from one of the previous week’s most popular picks, and write about it.

This week’s selection was a story that became an unexpected winner, but looking back, I should have guessed it would do so well.

Can’t get a job? A tattoo might help.


Line Items: The Real Meaning of ‘Entry Level’

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Welcome to the first in a series of Monday posts, where NewsPicks CEO Ian Myers comments on a single key line from one of the week’s most popular picks.

This week’s selection is a subject near and dear to my heart, and from the many wonderful comments on this piece, it resonated with our community as well.


NewsPicks Weekly Digest – July 27

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Take a look at some of the most read stories and most popular comments from this week on NewsPicks.


NewsPicks Weekly Digest – July 20

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Take a look at some of the most read stories and most popular comments from this week on NewsPicks.


NewsPicks Weekly Digest – July 13

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Take a look at some of the most read stories and most popular comments from this week on NewsPicks.


NewsPicks Weekly Digest – July 6

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After several weeks dominated by headline-grabbing stories like North Korea and immigration, the NewsPicks community focused on a more diverse set of business and technology related news items.

Check out this week’s top conversations on NewsPicks.