Stacey Abrams on the media’s coverage of her 2018 run

FiveThirtyEight’s Clare Malone asked Stacey Abrams how the press treated her during her 2018 gubernatorial run.
1:26 | 01/31/20

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I am curious about that gubernatorial primaries as you said you ran against another woman was white was also named CC. I ready. A tidbit from a local columnist who said that it. The primary could have the feel of the feud between beyonce and Taylor's last. Did you expects. The media coverage of your race to be what turned into which was petty rejected and deeply misogynist and a do you expect that. I wasn't. Surprised by that we'll see this even for the journalist she said eight. I think the challenge was they'd never confronted happening to navigate so many different pizza so I will. I will give them some benefit of the doubt but not too much because it was 2018. And had the juxtaposition into mending Michael I doubt it would've been reduced to that. Fassel a description there accomplish the complexity of what was happening. And so I do you think that there is there is a only in this sometimes you how we were described how we were covered. That there is also dismissal of the legitimacy campus. Because for a lot of these reporters there were multiple reasons it think I can win and soon. The onus and responsibility. For a better treatment of the campaign and better coverage did not hold.

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