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Election Coverage

This Election is Not a Soap Opera or a Football Game: It is About the Future of Our Country

Sen. Bernie Sanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Bernie Sanders

Election coverage must not descend into a pre-game football show which deals only with "who's going to win" polling data and never-ending tactical discussions of "what the candidate must do."

Barack Obama, John McCain, Hillary Clinton and What's Wrong with the Mainstream Media

Robert Schlesinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Robert Schlesinger

if no one watches the inanity of the cable networks, who cares how dumb they are? The fact is that it informs and distorts how the media covers the election.

2008 Political Drama Proving To Be Exciting Substitute For Scripted TV

New York Times | David Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

I've got some bad news for striking Hollywood writers: Election 2008 is a breakaway hit. January was supposed to be the month when the writers' strik...

Conservative-Funded Study: Fox News Gives Most Balanced Coverage

Center for Media and Public Affairs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

A study released this month by the Center for Media and Public Affairs (CMPA) at George Mason University found that Fox News Channel's evening coverag...