'Deception and Distraction in the 2012 Presidential Campaign'
Political communications expert Kathleen Hall Jamieson told a University of Minnesota audience that elections are intended to inform the public about the choices they are making. She says campaign advertisements are usually accurate, but do not tell us what we really need to know about our leaders.
- Kathleen Hall Jamieson: Professor of communication and director of the Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania. Author or co-author of 15 books, including "Presidents Creating the Presidency," and "unSpun: Finding Facts in a World of Disinformation."