Political Rewind: What journalists need to learn ahead of 2024; DeSantis to announce run on Twitter
Heather Hendershot, author, professor of media studies MIT, @ProfHendershot
Kevin Riley, editor at large, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, @ajceditor
Matt Brown, democracy reporter, The Washington Post, @mrbrownsir
1. Editor-at-Large Kevin Riley sets up how the news media landscape has changed.
- Pew Research states that 31% of adults regularly get their news from Twitter.
2. Heather Hendershot comments on the backlash that CNN got for its town hall with former President Donald Trump.
- Hendershot talks about the long history of Americans doubting media figures in her book When the News Broke.
- The book documents the media coverage of the 1968 Democratic Convention held in Chicago. You can look back at our conversation here.
3. Matt Brown talks about balancing figures in Georgia's political landscape.
4. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is expected to announce his candidacy later today with Twitter's CEO Elon Musk.
- DeSantis is not the only Republican candidate to announce a campaign this week, if that is his plan.
- South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott also launched a bid for the White House in his home state on Monday.
Thursday on Political Rewind: Emory University's Paul Wolpe joins us to talk about AI.