horserace http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/13525/all en Networks Obsess Over Polls, Limit Substantive Coverage http://www.mrc.org/articles/networks-obsess-over-polls-limit-substantive-coverage <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/nathan-burchfiel">Nathan Burchfiel</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     The last week before the 2008 Presidential Election gave the broadcast networks one more opportunity to give viewers real information on the candidates’ economic proposals, but instead they obsessed over polls and horse race coverage by nearly 8-to-1.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/networks-obsess-over-polls-limit-substantive-coverage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Economy 2008election abc America2012 BarackObama BrianWilliams cbs CEO CharlesGibson EveningNews horserace JeffGreenfield JoethePlumber JohnMcCain KatieCouric NBC NightlyNews Polling SamuelWurzelbacher WallStreet WorldNews Tue, 04 Nov 2008 18:15:23 +0000 admin 25801 at http://www.mrc.org