Earlier this week, Anna Clark, Michigan correspondent for CJR’s Swing States Project, appeared on bloggingheads.tv’s The Posner Show. Below, watch Clark and Sarah Posner’s lively fifty-plus-minute conversation, in which they touch on topics recently addressed by CJR, including: last week’s changes at GOOD; excessive coverage of candidates’ “gaffes;” reporting on Romney’s Mormonism, which Posner calls “dissatisfying;” and the enduring gender gap on op-ed pages and elsewhere.
06:50 AM - June 14, 2012
Watch: Swing States Project staffer on coverage of gaffes, changes at GOOD, and Mitt’s Mormonism
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