“The coverage has gotten increasingly tribal. You can watch, listen, and read 24 hours a day and never hear a single thought that you disagree with. You never ever have to have the psychological discomfort of hearing something that you don’t agree with.” – Ellis Henican
Did you watch the debate? The pre-debate and post-debate coverage?
Journalists and commentators covering the 2012 presidential election gathered last weekend for the NYPC Foundation Conference on Journalism to assess the media’s campaign coverage so far. Topics included the ability of the press to change voters’ minds, the influence of fact checkers, and the changing profile of the political journalist in the age of digital media.
Watch the entire discussion at : New York Press Club Foundation Conference on Journalism