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How NOT to Cover the 2020 Campaign

  • February 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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Every four years journalists critique the coverage of elections, and every election the coverage comes up short. As in: Why did the reporting focus so much on the horse race and not on what voters really care about? Why weren’t there stories on the national anxiety about ….?

Have we learned nothing from the past? Instead of waiting until November, this panel of experts will post-mortem coverage of the 2020 election at the outset so maybe this time the media gets it right.


Peter Beinart, contributor, The Atlantic, and journalism professor at the Newmark J-School


Jamelle Bouie, opinion columnist, The New York Times

Jonah Goldberg, editor-in-chief, The Dispatch

Clare Malone, senior political writer, FiveThirtyEight

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February 4
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Room 308
219 West 40th Street
New York, NY 10033 United States
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