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How the Media Could Get the Election Story Wrong - The New York Times

How the Media Could Get the Election Story Wrong - The New York Times

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time to rethink “election night.”... Pennsylvania may be counting mail-in ballots for weeks, while President Trump tweets false allegations about fraud ... already ... called mail-in voting into question with false claims about fraud ...

[in the US] the media actually assembles the results from 50 states... declares a victor... establishes the narrative ... TV presentation is always slick, but the ... electoral systems are baroque and antiquated... pandemic means more people will vote by mail ... in states with little experience ...

the Transition Integrity Project gamed four possible scenarios, including ... a big popular win for Mr. Biden, and a narrow electoral defeat ... The House named Mr. Biden president; the Senate and White House stuck with Mr. Trump

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