Penn alums talk covering the presidential race

The Daily Pennsylvanian
October 30th, 2016

Students and alumni gathered in the Kelly Writers House on Saturday for a discussion on political journalism and media coverage of the presidential election. But, as is common when Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump are the topics of discussion, the conversation quickly turned to focus on emails, rallies and dishonesty.

The panel was led by Dick Polman, a national political columnist at WHYY’s NewsWorks, in honor of Penn’s Homecoming weekend. It also included two young political journalists — 2007 College graduate Jim Newell of Slate and 2011 College graduate Emily Schultheis of CBS Interactive.

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