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Guest Host: Susan Page
In the aftermath of Washington’s biggest sex scandal, media watchers Larry Sabato, Mark Stencel and Robert Lichter offer a behind-the-scenes look at the media’s approach to scandal. They detail what they see as an arbitrary approach to what gets reported and why.
- Mark Stencel author
- Bob Lichter co-director of the Center for Media and Public Affairs
- Larry Sabato founder and director of the Center for Politics at the University of Virginia and author of some 20 books.
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