How journalism really works

Reporters covering a political campaign have to write something, even when there’s not really something to say (presumably there was something to say about immigration, but a more senior reporter at the Post got that story).  So we get stuff like this:

Seriously?!  Raise your hand if you think that a Black Republican woman running for Congress in Utah increases Romney’s chances of winning the election by .1%.

About Steve Greene
Professor of Political Science at NC State http://faculty.chass.ncsu.edu/shgreene

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