When Incumbents Run in House Races, The Press Stays Home

Nordlinger, Steve
March 2001
Nieman Reports;Spring2001, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p60
Examines how the press in Maryland covered the congressional race between United States Representative Constance A. Morella and Terry Lierman. Failure of the press to provide sufficient coverage of Lierman's candidacy; Reasons for the lack of press coverage on the reelection race; Need for journalists to establish fairness and objectivity in covering the reelectionists and the challengers.


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