Blog Posts: Elections

Open Elections, Closed Polls: The First Amendment and Reporting from Polling Places

President Obama’s inauguration to a second term of office earlier this week officially marked the end of what many considered to be the most contentious, extended, and even exhausting campaign season in recent memory. When asked who is to blame for the particularly frustrating character of the 2012 elections, more than a few Americans would probably point their finger squarely at the media. The rise of 24-hour cable news, and perhaps more importantly, the ready accessibility of news on the Internet certainly has the potential to leave consumers feeling oversaturated by content and commentary.


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No Comments | Posted by Wills H. Citty on Sun. January 20, 2013 8:49 AM
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