The Media & the Elections Panel 1, Political Reporting, What happened? Pt. 1

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The first panel from the Media & the Elections conference hosted by Cambridge Community Television and Neighbormedia on October 22, 2016 at the Cambridge Public Library Main Branch.

During this session, panelists will discuss media bias in election coverage, including racism, sexism, and liberal vs. conservative biases. The panel will also explore the role of the media in vetting candidatess, and touch on the impact of antagonism in and toward the media.

Moderator:
- Joe Lynch, producer/host of Greater Somerville and anchor of SCATV’s Somerville Neighborhood News

Panelists:
- Rachel Gans-Boriskin, founder of and blogger for Politics in Pink
- Donna Halper, media historian and Lesley University professor
- Javier Marin, publisher of El Planeta Media Boston
- Sarah Moawad, co-editor of Muftah’s Egypt & North Africa pages