The New Presidency and the Press
A panel discussion was held about the relationship between the press and the presidency and the role of the media in the presidential… read more
A panel discussion was held about the relationship between the press and the presidency and the role of the media in the presidential election. Topics included the role of the media in politics, how the media covered the 2008 presidential election, and the then-President-elect Obama administration.
“Politics and Pundits: The Promises of the New Presidency and the Press” was an American Forum held on WAMU radio. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Dotty Lynch Executive in Residence American University->School of Communication
- Gebe Martinez Contributing Columnist Politico
- Mark McDonald Senior Program Director WAMU-FM, Washington, DC
- Tony Romm Editor Eagle, The (American University)->Politics@theEagle
- Tom Rosenstiel Director Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism
- Bob Schieffer Host CBS->Face the Nation
Bias in Political Reporting
Audio is poor during small group discussions (15 minutes).
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