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…
ELECTION 2008: DID THE MEDIA GET IT RIGHT?
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
* 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