- Awaiting a vice presidential announcement
The public anxiously awaits Senator McCain's selection as his number two, though pollsters suggest that on voting day, his choice doesn't have that much of an impact.9:06 a.m.
Allan Lichtman: political historian at American University. By phone from washington D.C.
Dean Spiliotes: writes NHPoliticalCapital.com. He's a former political science professor at Dartmouth and Saint Anselm College.
- How media covers politics
Midmorning discusses media coverage of the Democratic National Convention, candidates and politics, particularly on the web.10:06 a.m.
Jay Rosen: professor of journalism at New York University and author of "PressThink" a weblog about journalism and its ordeals.
John Fine: writes the "Media Centric" column for BusinessWeek. He also pens the blog, Fine on Media. Prior to coming to BusinessWeek, Fine covered print media for Advertising Age.
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