A new report from a media watchdog group suggests coverage of John McCain was substantially more negative than coverage of Barack Obama, a charge often made by conservative critics. Midmorning looks at the debate over favoritism in campaign coverage, and how coverage of the president-elect will change.
His name etched in history as America's first
black president, Barack Obama turned from the jubilation of victory
to the sober challenge of leading a nation worried about economic
crisis, two unfinished wars and global uncertainty.
Despite John McCain's prediction of an
upset, Barack Obama reached for a landslide Friday, invading his
rival's home state with TV ads and building a lead in early voting
in key battlegrounds as the presidential race headed into a hectic