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This Golden State Podcast: Is Hillary’s Press Phobia the Media’s Problem—or Everyone’s?

What happens when a major-party candidate bows out of an election-year tradition. 

Hillary Clinton took a bus tour with running mate Tim Kaine in late July.

This Golden State is a podcast from veteran broadcast journalist Randy Shandobil. Click above to play.


Living Donald Trump statue Donald Trump is outshining Hillary Clinton in at least one area this election season: So far this year Trump has held 17 press conferences to Hillary's whopping 0. Reporters like to gripe about it; Hillary likes to point out that she's done more than 350 one-on-one interviews. But, as longtime broadcast journalist Randy Shandobil wonders, is all access created equal? In the latest episode of Shandobil's This Golden State podcast, Los Angeles Times election reporter Mark Barabak and Politico's Carla Marinucci explain why it's not, and delve into the role of the political presser in a healthy democracy. 


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