Accuracy in media

A friend sent me the Politico piece on Netroots Nation, complete with a picture of me.

Except, as you know, I wasn’t there this year. It was a picture from 2008, in Pittsburgh. But why should their pictures be any more accurate than the rest of their stories?

Virtually Speaking Sundays

Virtually Speaking Sundays | 9pm eastern | 6pm pacific

For this VS Sunday special, Stuart Zechman welcomes Paul NewellNew York Democratic District Leader, grassroots community organizer and reformer.  They’ll talk about

  • Paul’s history in politics and experience running for Assembly;
  • his involvement with Downtown Independent Democrats (DID) and his role as (one of two) District Leader;
  • some of the dynamics regarding his Occupy-supportive resolution ultimately passed by DID;
  • his ideas, proposals and strategies on campaign finance reform;
  • differences in perspectives between grass-roots, partisan Democrats and movement liberals.


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