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Covering the Coverage of the 2008 Campaigns

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Covering the Coverage of the 2008 Campaigns

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Amid one of the most closely contested and carefully watched elections in years, top reporters, editors and columnists talk about the media's role in presidential campaigns. Neal Conan hosts a discussion about politics and journalism before a live audience at the Newseum, Washington, D.C.'s new museum of media and reporting.

Guests:

Ana Marie Cox, Washington editor for Time.com; founding editor of the political blog "Wonkette"

William Kristol, editor of The Weekly Standard; columnist for The New York Times

Clarence Page, syndicated columnist for The Chicago Tribune

Jerry Seib, assistant managing editor and executive Washington editor of The Wall Street Journal