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PBS NEWSHOUR

How Convention Coverage Has Shifted to Cable, Online

  • Aired: 08/23/2012
  • 05:48
  • Rating: E
Jeffrey Brown talks to CNN's Howard Kurtz and Daily Download's Lauren Ashburn about how politics are being discussed in the digital world, including Todd Akin's remarks on rape and abortion, the upcoming Republican National Convention and how media coverage of political conventions has changed.
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