political reporting

Every four years, as the snow flies, politicians who would be President come storming into caucuses, with reporters in their wake. And it can be hard work. Covering nominating conventions entailed four long concentrated days.
Unless similarly solid historical evidence emerges in the form of records or on the record eyewitness accounts, it will be very difficult, if not impossible, for anybody to credibly challenge the veracity of Dr. Carson's biography.
The pundits went coo-coo for Clinton after the first Democratic debate. But the public, according to lots of data, "felt the Bern," to borrow a catch phrase from Sanders supporters.
This term serves to utterly obscure the role of the police officer, his or centrality to the incident, and indeed who is doing the shooting at all.
A number of readers have written asking if I would explain how the reader should deal with information the reader has received that the reader wants to share with the outside world but is prohibited from doing so for a variety of reasons.
Today was a big case of fail from our media. The bogus story? A claim that 64% of Republicans believe President Obama was
A cardinal rule no political reporters should ever forget: always expect that unexpected and unpredictable events will happen that will turn the course of history.
"This all goes back to journalists' unwillingness to see themselves as strategic actors in a political game," Nyhan told
The bottom line is this: the articles proclaiming "Gavin Newsom Draws Boos by Attacking Democrats" are flat out wrong and misleading.
If you watch local TV news in different cities around the country, and I'm not suggesting you do so, you see that a small number of stations have political beat reporters, but most do not.
The Sweet n' Blow, as the name suggests, is a no-calorie substitute for real journalism, a gossip column masquerading as
I thought Schager's many admirers would like to know more about why he's leaving and his reflections about journalism and his job here as he departs.
What we are witnessing in this election cycle is the slow death of traditional statewide campaign journalism. I noticed the
The "60 vote" threshold is an artificial obstructionist creation of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky and the Senate Republicans.
We Democrats are allowing the daytime soap operas to play out across our screens. We are allowing political reporters to wallow in muck, rather then the miraculous opportunities before us.