Is democracy getting more difficult?

Oct 8, 2012

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As the amount of news outlets, media coverage and campaign advertising has soared, we take up a simple question: Is all that extra information making it harder for voters like you to make a good decision when it's time to go to the polls? Our discussion also explores ways to better navigate the flood of election-related messaging, as well as some ideas for making election-related news coverage more useful for voters.


Dan Gillmor, director of the Knight Center for Digital Media Entrepreneurship and author of the book “We the Media: Grassroots Journalism by the People, for the People”

Andrea Seabrook, former Congressional reporter and weekend host for NPR and founder of DecodeDC(joining the program by phone)