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Connections: Debating the value of newspaper endorsements

Jan 29, 2020

The New York Times took some heat for its recent presidential endorsement process. Critics say it played out like an online reality show; others argued that the endorsement was puffed up into an inflated sense of self-importance. The Times responded that its editorial board wanted to take the process seriously, and with transparency.

We ask our guests how they’ve come to view newspaper endorsements, and whether they choose to offer them. (CITY News does not, for example.) In studio: