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Margaret Sullivan, doing her part for democracy

May 22, 2024
Margaret Sullivan has become one of the leading voices in urging fellow journalists to address head on the degree to which the fate of democracy hinges on the November election. Sullivan: “We all need to do what we can to make sure U.S. democracy survives in 2025 and beyond. For journalism, that means making sure voters know what the likely consequences.

On democracy: The New York Times and its critics

May 14, 2024
The Times has been accused of false equivalency between the candidates in its past election coverage. Critics say the Times’ coverage of the 2024 election does not reflect the urgency of the moment, when presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump refuses to accept the results in November.