Monday, September 13, 2010

GRITtv: Melissa Harris-Lacewell: "Countering Election Spin" (video)

lauraflanders, video (09:48):
"We need to be covering the left as much as we cover, with anxiety, the right," notes Nation contributor and Princeton professor Melissa Harris-Lacewell. The lack of coverage of progressive movements, protests, and actions in the face of a loud, angry and well-funded right wing can be disheartening, but we know they are out there, and in some cases fighting hard to keep a Tea Party backed Republican party from taking back seats in Congress ding the midterms.

Melissa joins us in studio to discuss the upcoming elections, the media message, and what progressives can do to fight back.

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