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Unformatted text preview: o CNN calls the election when the polls are still going to open for 10 minutes Calls back old argument that when networks call elections early, it depresses the turnout of elections Media have ethical responsibility to not call polls before they close Pack journalism- hundreds of journalists write stories based on the same lead Most of media/election coverage is strategy/horserace based Political advertising Little TV inside a TV at an angle Stop that AD after it begins running Write TRUE OR FALSE about the claim Start ad again until getting to next claim then put whether its TRUE OR FALSE EX: Governor Joe promotes tax cuts TRUE is written on screen o Governor Joe promotes social security cutsfalse written on screen 17:44 17:44...
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- Spring '09