An ongoing study by the Project for Excellence in Journalism placed Edwards a distant sixth among Democratic and Republican candidates in volume of campaign coverage last week; the former senator from North Carolina was a main newsmaker or significant presence in just 6 percent of campaign stories. Obama and Clinton? Almost five times the amount of coverage.
Sunday, January 27, 2008
The Oprahfied Third Rail of Politics is the Fourth Estate
The mainstream media both electrifies and electrocutes campaigns. WaPo is one of the final few covering John Edwards:
Posted by S-townMike at 1/27/2008 11:50:00 AM
Labels: 2008 Presidential Race, Media
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