By Cassie Spodak, CNN
Now that the 2012 presidential election has boiled down to Romney vs. Obama, the media are looking for any new angle or scandal to report on. Some are charging that this has led to a bias against Mitt Romney as stories focus on tales of high school bullying, Ann’s horse dressage and extreme wealth. But does the press treat Obama (or Bush and Kerry for that matter) any differently? The Washington Post’s Jennifer Rubin and David Shuster, of WeActRadio and Current TV, discuss charges of media bias.
Even with reporters scrambling to find new angles to cover in the political race are cable viewers interested? Terrence Smith, former correspondent for PBS’ Newshour, Christina Bellantoni, political editor of PBS’ NewsHour, and Paul Farhi of The Washington Post discuss cable TV’s declining ratings during the campaign season as well as coverage of President Obama's comments on the economy on Friday.
The Senate is investigating leaks to the press concerning U.S. national security and politicians like John McCain are blaming the White House. David Sanger, The New York Times chief Washington correspondent, discusses his big scoop about U.S. cyber attacks on Iran.
Historian Douglas Brinkley discusses his new book, Cronkite, and how the iconic newsman wasn’t exactly what he seemed.
This Sunday at 11am ET.