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VIPP Signature Lecture | How the U.S. Press Covers the Presidential Campaign
VIPP Signature Lecture | How the U.S. Press Covers the Presidential Campaign

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VIPP Signature Lecture | How the U.S. Press Covers the Presidential Campaign

Posted By: Kathryn Marie Malkowski    Published: Wednesday, 20 Apr 2016
Date:
Friday, 22 Apr 2016
Time:
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Location:
Erickson Hall, Room 228
Department:
Visiting International Professional Program

Press coverage of political campaigns is a frequent target of criticism in the United States, and the 2016 presidential contest is no different. Candidates, their staffs and their supporters accuse journalists and news organizations of biased, sensationalized and unfair reporting, often wanting to "kill the messenger" as an angry reaction to embarrassing stories. Journalism Professor Eric Freedman, who has covered American politics for 40 years, will provide an inside look at how the press works in a campaign year.

 

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