National Press Club

Analyzing Media Coverage Of The 2016 Presidential Campaign

December 3, 2016

Analyzing Media Coverage Of The 2016 Presidential Campaign

This edition of Update-1 focuses on the media's failure to predict one of the biggest upsets in political history: Donald Trump's stunning win over Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential race. Host Violet Ikonomova talks with Poynter.org Managing Editor Ben Mullin about whether the
reputation of news organizations has taken a hit and what the media can do to better assess the electorate's political sentiment. They also discuss how the public views the coverage the candidates received throughout the campaign.

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