Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Newspaper Endorsements DO Matter
At least a little, in presidential races. Yeah, most people, in this day and age, would question that, but consider: in 2004, based purely on editorial endorsements, I picked 14 of 15 swing states correctly. In 2008, I got 12 of 13 right. I wonder if anyone did any better job of predicting. Anyway, see my full piece on this subject at The Nation.
is author of a dozen books (click on covers at right), including the new "THE TUNNELS: Escapes Under the Berlin Wall and the Historic Films the JFK White House Tried to Kill." He was the longtime editor of Editor & Publisher. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Twitter: @GregMitch