• Watchdogs demand election night clarity from the media

    2 days ago - By Politico

    The unprecedented, pandemic-era 2020 election is bringing increased scrutiny to how the news media report the vote count and project who will be the next president.
    The National Task Force on Election Crises, a consortium of election experts and academics, is urging major media outlets to detail how they plan to account for the expected surge of mail ballots in how they project winners, and are pleading for caution with calling a victor when results may still be inconclusive on election night.
    The task force sent letters Wednesday evening to The Associated Press, Fox News and the National...
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