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    eNEWS SHOCK. Personalized epostcard with an eyebrow-raising news factoid you probably didn't know—from our reporting team.

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    PUBLIC SHOUT-OUT. We name you on the WhoWhatWhy website, and extend our thanks.

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    GOOD CARMA. Make your car ask the right questions with our WhoWhatWhy bumpersticker.

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    TWEET YOU. We tweet a personal thanks to you and you bask in the appreciation of our Twitter followers.

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    INSIDER BRIEFING. Private report on the behind-the-scenes stuff in preparing our stories. Find out how the sausage is made.

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    YOUR NAME ON AIR. Officially sponsor a podcast with your name.

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    PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY GEM. Signed, personally inscribed copy of the bestseller "FAMILY OF SECRETS: The Bush Dynasty, America’s Invisible Government, and the Hidden History of the Last Fifty Years", by WhoWhatWhy founder Russ Baker.

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    MEET DEEP THROAT. Get introduced to one of our sources, a knowledgeable person in a field of your choice, for a personal phone conversation.

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    JOIN THE WHOWHATWHY BRAIN TRUST. We’ll solicit your input on stories we should be pursuing, on a regular basis, and you’ll have a direct channel for your ideas.

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    DINNER WITH RUSS. Spend some quality down-time to chat with Russ Baker at a fine dining establishment.

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    GUEST EDITOR. Assign a story of your choice on WhoWhatWhy.com.

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    GUEST COLUMN. Say your piece. We edit you and make you sound even smarter than you already are.

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    RIDE SHOTGUN. Spend a week with founder Russ Baker as he works on a big story—learn the process. Locations: Washington, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Santa Fe, Boston, Dallas, Minneapolis - and other possibilities.

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    Your Private JOURNALISM SCHOOL: WRITING. We help you improve your writing and will consider publishing what you produce. Lots of personal guidance.

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    Your Private JOURNALISM SCHOOL: RESEARCH & WRITING. We teach you how to do world-class research, with lots of personal guidance—and how to write it up with flare. Goal: publish and credit you.

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