The Media Coverage of Congress

Paul Farhi reports on the media’s coverage of Congress:

A funny thing happened to The Hill newspaper during the eight years Hugo Gurdon has been editing it. At a time when almost every newspaper in America withered, The Hill thrived, growing faster than it ever had before. Once a weekly, the paper recently went to five days a week, with all-day coverage on the Web. Its newsroom has ballooned to 60 journalists, more than double the number Gurdon started with.

Continue reading:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/in-contrast-to-media-industrys-struggles-a-boom-for-those-who-cover-congress/2011/03/16/AB8RnzRB_story.html

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