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CNN's Sara Sidner and a media lawyer explain what it's like to cover Ferguson; big-name anchors are secretly meeting with Darren Wilson; Bill Cosby pressures an AP reporter.

CNN's Sara Sidner and a media lawyer explain what it's like to cover Ferguson; big-name anchors are secretly meeting with Darren Wilson; Bill Cosby pressures an AP reporter.

November 9th, 2012
12:48 PM ET

Karl Rove rejects reality

By Howard Kurtz, CNN

(CNN) - As televised theater, it was hard to beat. As political prognostication, it was a head-scratching moment. As partisan warfare, it was nothing short of audacious.

But Karl Rove's insistence that Barack Obama had not carried Ohio - despite the call by his own network, Fox News, that the president had done just that - represented something larger. It captured, for some long and awkward moments, the refusal of some in the media-and-politics game to accept reality.

And that has been a recurring pattern this year.

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