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Danny Matteson


Danny Matteson is a producer and editor primarily working on longform content. He joined Newsy full-time in 2012 and since has produced content for Newsy as well as partnered content for Time, Mashable, The Weather Channel and Digital Trends, among others. He currently produces and edits the shows "What The Fact," a Politifact partnership, and "Up For Debate," an Intelligence Squared partnership.

  Recent Work
A worker at United Airlines' Network Operations Center

Half A Million People And 800 Planes: How An Airline Juggles Logistics

Oil prices could keep rising as tensions increase between the U.S. and Iran
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Oil Jumps And Stocks Fall After U.S. Kills Qassem Soleimani

Grocery store in 1939
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How Did America's Food Assistance Program Get Started?

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A Glossary Of Key Health Care Proposals

Parents of Sandy Hook Elementary massacre victims.
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Sandy Hook Families' Lawsuit Against Gun Manufacturer Gets Trial Date

Michael Bloomberg
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What Did Bloomberg Do To Help Reduce Crime In New York City?

Man visits doctor's office.
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What's The State Of The Affordable Care Act Today?

DNC debate stage
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Which 'Qualifying Polls' Does The DNC Use To Name Debate Candidates?

A "Climate Emergency" sign at a protest
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Does Calling It A 'Climate Emergency' Help?

U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents arrest a migrant

Where Do Most People Cross The U.S.-Mexico Border Illegally?

U.S. soldier flies in helicopter over Afghanistan
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The U.S. Still Has Thousands Of Troops In The Middle East

Families of passengers on two deadly 737 Max crashes hold images of their loved ones as Boeing's CEO prepares to testify
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Boeing CEO Admits Mistakes, Skirts Questions In Senate Testimony

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

What Will Baghdadi's Death Mean For The Future Of ISIS?

The Saddleridge Fire in California in October 2019
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Climate Change Is Changing How We Deal With Wildfires

Sen. John Cornyn
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To Reduce Mass Shootings, GOP Senators Focus Partly On Mental Health

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What Have Previous Universal Basic Income Experiments Taught Us?

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History Shows Teachers' Salaries Aren't Keeping Up With Inflation

"Bare Feet" host Mickela Mallozzi dances alongside Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino
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TV Host Mickela Mallozzi Travels The World One Dance At A Time

Street in Brooklyn
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Why Is The American Middle Class Shrinking?

A Kurdish refugee mother and son in a camp in southeastern Turkey
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Who Are The Kurdish People?

Dawson Saint Jour
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Dream Jobs: Fitness Influencer

An oil pump in a field.
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How America Reached The Edge Of Energy Independence

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State Attorney Says Florida's Red Flag Law Is Being Used Daily

Charred forest lands near cleared properties in Brazil's Amazon region.
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Fires In Brazil Stoke Clash Between Economic Gain And Preservation

A man fills out his Federal background check paperwork.
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How Federal Background Checks For Gun Sales Fall Short

Marianne Williamson
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Marianne Williamson Overstates Property Tax's Impact On Education

Rep. Bobby Scott
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Rep. Scott Says Federal Minimum Wage Can't Pay For 2-Bed Apartment

Sen. Michael Bennet, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, Andrew Yang
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Fact-Checking Night 2 Of Democratic Presidential Debate In Detroit

Democratic presidential candidates on debate stage
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Fact-Checking Debate Comments From Sanders And Delaney On Health Care

Rep. John Ratcliffe
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GOP Rep. Says Volume 2 Of Mueller Report Never Should've Been Written