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Campaign 2008 / Obama vs. McCain / Media Bias / A Discussion #899271

CNN Evening News for Monday, Jul 21, 2008
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A "Saturday Night Live" skit about Senator Barack Obama shown.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(New York: Randi Kaye) Charges from McCain's campaign of media bias by the "New York Times" for not publishing an op-eight piece in response to Obama's on Iraq examined; newspaper quoted. ["Washington Post" Howard CARS†- comments on the "New York Times" position and the Obama coverage allowing him to dominate the world stage.] [McCain campaign's Jill HAZELBAKER†- says the paper would not accommodate.] The news anchors' coverage of Obama's trip outlined on screen. Obama's trip abroad noted.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live "Strategy Session" held with Republican strategist Alex Castellanos and Democratic strategist Jennifer Palmieri about the media coverage. [PALMIERI, CASTELLANOS - offer views on the bias issue, what McCain wanted to say/not say in the "New York Times" and how Obama is just a great/interesting story.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Kaye, Randi

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