Election media coverage, ‘Black Panther’ impact

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A supporter of Wisconsin Republican gubernatorial candidate Tim Michels points to the incoming state-wide data of the Wisconsin governor’s race during an election night campaign event for Michels at the Italian Community Center, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, in Milwaukee. AP Photo/Kenny Yoo

We critique media coverage of the midterm elections with a journalism professor. Then, we take a closer look at the cultural impact of Marvel’s “Black Panther” series.

Featured in this Show

  • How pundits misjudged midterm election results

    The narrative heading into the midterm elections predicted a “red wave” of Republican victories, which fell short on election day. We explore what political media got wrong and right in election coverage.

  • The future of 'Black Panther'

    A new “Black Panther” sequel opens tomorrow. We talk about the culturally rich development of the character, and what could happen with it going forward, after the death of actor Chadwick Boseman.

Episode Credits

  • Lee Rayburn Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Mike Wagner Guest
  • Bryan Carr Guest

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