L'Hebdo's Blog & Breakfast

The Swiss journal is reinventing election coverage by sending its reporters to stay at candidates' homes. Plus, you can follow their travels on Google Earth

Journalistic coverage of election campaigns is in need of reinvention. In many countries, it has turned into a festival of sound bites, an endless exegesis of what a candidate says in speeches, position papers, and televised debates rather than who she is or what he does, which are better predictors of future behavior and policy.

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