It is only the summer of 2013, but the presidential race is on! There is no question that the presidential aspirants will need to work with the media to get their game on, but what are the characteristics that will give one candidate the edge over the others? Dr. Lara M. Brown, author of the extremely well-reviewed Jockeying for the American Presidency: The Political Opportunism of Aspirants (Cambria Press, 2010) has been the go-to expert on these issues. She rightly declares that “our politics are filled with the beginnings of stories that are begging for deeper investigation and more fact-finding. News, not spin or entertainment, need to be revived if our public space is to flourish in this era of Internet democracy.” Read her recent insightful article on this.
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