December 23rd, 2012
12:45 PM ET

The media's 2012 gaffe patrol

Fred Francis, Lauren Ashburn, Steve Roberts and Howard Kurtz look back at the gaffe-centric coverage of the 2012 campaign; did the media do its job?

Filed under: 2012 Campaign • Barack Obama • Blog • Media • Mitt Romney • Politics • Reliable Sources
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  1. Galen Headman

    Excellent! Your blog has quite a few readers. How did you get all of these people to look at your article I’m jealous! I’m still studying all about posting articles on the web. I’m going to click on more articles on your website to get a better understanding how to attract more people. Thanks!


    January 11, 2021 at 9:58 pm | Reply
  2. Stanley Krauter

    A teacher would be fired if her lectures were as disorganized as the events the news media must investigate. But reporters are not interested in communicating like a teacher because they know that they are in the entertainment business. And they love being in their entertainment business. So Howard, talking about gaffes is a waste of time. But you also don't care about improving the news media if it changes your sefl-image as a crusading journalist. That role is much more exciting than being a teacher. Therefore you won't ever advocate what must be done to improve your profession.

    December 24, 2012 at 8:21 pm | Reply

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