Covering the 2020 Elections – Week Two
State Broadcast Associations (SBAs) are invited to sign up for this exclusive, invitation-only, two-week essential training experience led by Al Tompkins of The Poynter Institute, brought to you in partnership with the Massachusetts State Broadcast Association. Offer all of your members participation in training to improve their coverage of the 2020 elections.
What Will I Learn in Week Two?
Learn how to dig deeper and find answers that your audience wants and needs to know. This training is intended for journalists and news departments across all media from broadcast to digital and radio to print. By the end of this session, you will be able to:
- Recognize the most common mistakes journalists make when reporting on polls
- Accurately describe and discuss PACs, Super PACs and Dark Money
- Explore campaign funding from special interests
- Revisit how the American political system works and why we have the electoral system