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“Did the Media Get It Right?”

I just received an email promoting a panel discussion sponsored by Northwestern University’s Journalism School (my alma mater) later on this month.  Let the media’s ritual–and gloriously delusional–self-reflection begin! 


The Medill Club of Greater New York presents…


Was the news media on target or off the mark in its coverage of the most exciting presidential election of the century?

WHAT:  A panel of distinguished Medill alumni examine news coverage of the historic campaign for the White House that energized voters across party lines.

WHEN:  Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Panelists include:

* Lisa Caputo, former Hillary Rodham Clinton press secretary

* Jay DeDapper, WNBC-TV political reporter

* Kristin Jensen, Bloomberg, News political reporter

* Stuart Schwartz, ABC News senior producer

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