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Monday, November 10, 2008

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • 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.9:06 a.m.
    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.
  • Colleges and political bias
    Some argue that college classrooms breed liberalism. But a recent study suggests that students hold the same political views late in their college careers as they did as freshmen.10:06 a.m.
    Matthew Woessner: Political science professor at Penn State Harrisburg.
    April Kelly-Woessner: Professor of political science at Elizabethtown College.
    Stephen Balch: Founder and president of the National Association of Scholars.
    Jeremy Mayer: Professor of public policy at George Mason University and co-author of "Closed Minds? Politics and Ideology in American Universities."

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