Monday, December 10, 2012
Biggest Story of 2012 Campaign?
Over the weekend, at The Nation, I reviewed Dan Froomkin's extensive and valuable interviews with the conservative/liberal pair Norman Ornstein and Thomas Mann, who slam the media for missing the "biggest story" of the 2012 compaign: The repeated outright lies from the GOP. Now NYT public editor Margaret Sullivan in a blog post has also praised their assertions--with a couple of caveats involving fact-checking and some signs of progress.
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