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Perry Bacon Jr. - Inside Political Reporting in the Era of Tribalism, Trump, & Twitter

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National political reporter and Louisville native Perry Bacon Jr., author of Inside Political Reporting in the Era of Tribalism, Trump, & Twitter, shares an insider's view honed from more than a dozen years in Washington and on the campaign trail covering our nation's most important political developments. He shares his insights on the rise of hyper-partisanship, the growing connection between celebrity and political success, and how technology is reshaping media and politics. Following his remarks, Bacon, a senior political writer for ESPN's FiveThirtyEight and U.S. Congressman John Yarmuth (KY 3rd District), a long-time friend who Bacon met when he was in high school, discuss the future of politics and the media.

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