Campaign U Inside the War Room and the Newsroom of the Campaign - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG

Subject areas the Campaign U teams will cover

  • Campaign Ads (campaign ads, party ads, independent group ads, web ads, radio ads)
  • Campaign Speeches (presidential and vice presidential candidates as well as surrogates – analyze word use and messages – discuss speeches to different constituents)
  • Polls (analysis of any and all national and statewide polls, particularly those in battleground states)
  • TV News Coverage (cable, network and PBS shows, including the Sunday morning shows – describe how the broadcast news media are framing the election narrative and analyzing the campaigns)
  • Newspapers (news coverage, columns, and editorials from the major dailies and papers in key battleground states)
  • Issue Check (what the candidates are saying about issues, how they're framing issues to their advantage, whether they're distorting the other side's position, whether they're telling the truth)
  • Constituencies and Interest Groups (minorities, seniors, religious right, economic conservatives, foreign policy hawks, peace groups, civil libertarians, unions, gun owners, environmentalists, women, etc. – how the campaigns are playing to them, and what interest groups representing these constituencies are doing to influence the campaign)
  • Partisan Media (talk radio, cable shows with a point of view)
  • Bloggers and Magazines (scan online for what's hot, trending, consequential)
  • Social Media (monitor all social media sites, particularly Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, Buzzfeed, Storify, and Twitter, for what's trending and newsworthy)
  • Political Humor (political comedy and satire from all media)

  • Campaign U on YouTube:
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