The Ballot Beat

Friday, October 27, 2006


’Tis election season - a time for the press to explore the issues, like vote fraud and voter suppression. Only the challenge for newsrooms is how to inform the public about the problems with voting without discouraging them from going to the polls. Michael Waldman is the executive director of the Brennan Center for Justice at the NYU School of Law. He joins Bob to discuss the fine line between news and hysteria.

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