How well did the media report campaign 2008?
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.
- Mark Jurkowitz: Associate director of the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism.
- Jon Fine: Writes the "Media Centric" column for BusinessWeek.
- Eric Deggans: Media critic for the St. Petersburg Times.
- Project for Excellence in Journalism: How Different Media Have Covered the Election
- About Eric Deggans
- About Jon Fine