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Sarah Posner (sarahposner.com, God's Profits) and Anna Clark (Columbia Journalism Review, Isak)

On The Posner Show, Sarah talks with Anna about whether the financial troubles faced by The American Prospect, and the recent editorial firings at GOOD magazine, signal a troubling trend for progressive media. Anna and Sarah debate whether journalism should be tied to political activism. Turning to presidential campaign coverage, are political reporters starved for material and obsessed with overanalyzing gaffes? Sarah thinks that campaign coverage has become like TV episode recapping. Sarah criticizes media coverage of Obama and Romney’s religious beliefs. Plus: When will we ever be done talking about the byline gender gap?

Recorded:Jun 12    Posted:Jun 12, 2012
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The Posner Show | Jun 12, 2012 | Sarah Posner & Anna Clark

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