Q&A with Amanda Terkel

Amanda Terkel talked about her appearance at the Netroots Nation annual conference on a panel titled “Political Opponents Caught on… read more

Amanda Terkel talked about her appearance at the Netroots Nation annual conference on a panel titled “Political Opponents Caught on Tape.” She provided examples of politicians who have had to account for their controversial remarks, often captured on video and shown on the Huffington Post website, citing 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s infamous “47 percent” video as an example of the type of video which can influence the public opinion of a politician. She talked about her transition from progressive blogger at the Center for American Progress to her current job as a Huffington Post reporter. She discussed the Huffington Post’s strategy in covering politics, and her excitement over reporting the political environment. She also describe growing up as an adopted child born in Korea and raised in a small upstate New York town by a Christian mother and a Jewish father. She suggested that this background had given her a unique perspective on covering political issues. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Aug 25, 2013
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  • Aug 25, 2013 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Aug 25, 2013 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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  • Aug 25, 2013 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Aug 26, 2013 | 5:00am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Aug 26, 2013 | 5:59am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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