Media, Politics & Power: Trump, Clinton & the 2016 Election


Associated Program:
John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum
Bob Schieffer
Ann Compton

Bob Schieffer
Walter Shorenstein Media & Democracy Fellow
Former Reporter & Anchor for CBS News
Former Moderator of "Face the Nation"
Ann Compton
Fall 2016 Resident Fellow, Institute of Politics
ABC News, White House Correspondent (1973-2014)
Nicco Mele (Moderator)
Director, Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy


Panelists Bob Schieffer, former reporter and anchor for CBS News, and Anne Compton, former ABC News White House Correspondent, joined moderator Nicco Mele, Director of the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy for a discussion on the role of the press in the 2016 election. The panelists addressed the differences in media presence between the presidential candidates, as well as the changing nature of election coverage more broadly.