'More reporting:' How journalists should cover threats to democracy

“My main critique is that is that the goalposts have been moved for everything other than the press coverage of press freedoms,” Marc Elias, the founder of Democracy Docket, said on “Reliable Sources” Sunday. “A couple of weeks ago there was more coverage about the failing of a news outlet I had never heard of, frankly,” Elias said. “And less about the backsliding of democracy.”Robert Costa, a reporter at The Washington Post and co-author of “Peril,” said the role of political journalism has to change in an era of rapid misinformation and polarization. After working with Watergate reporter Bob Woodward on the book, Costa said he realized democracy itself

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