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The Press Corps And The President

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The Press Corps And The President

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The Press Corps And The President

The Press Corps And The President

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Candidate Barack Obama received largely favorable news coverage during the campaign. Some critics believe that softer coverage has continued since he became President. Do you think journalists are doing a good job, and what questions do you wish they would ask?

Guests:

Mark Jurkowitz, associate director for the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism

Sam Fulwood, authored the article "The White, White House Press Corps" for TheRoot.com

Dan Froomkin, writes the White House Watch blog for washingtonpost.com, deputy editor of NeimanWatchdog.org

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