Covering the Coverage of the 2008 Campaigns 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.
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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