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W&L's Wasserman Discusses Political Journalism on WMRA (Audio)

— by on January 23rd, 2012

Edward Wasserman, Knight Professor of Journalism Ethics at Washington and Lee, appeared on NPR affiliate WMRA’s “Virginia Insight” show on Monday, Jan. 23, 2012, to discuss political journalism as the current presidential campaign continues to heat up.

Wasserman writes a bi-weekly column for the Miami Herald and McClatchy Newspapers and blogs at

Mike Grundmann, assistant professor of media arts at James Madison University and  a 26-year veteran of the daily newspaper business, joined Wasserman on the hour-long, live call-in show.

“Virginia Insight” is hosted by Tom Graham and can be heard at 89.9 in Lexington, 90.7 in Harrisonburg and 103.5 in Charlottesville.

Listen to the program below: