Cuomo and the Media: Managing the Message

Cuomo and the Media: Managing the Message Governor Andrew Cuomo has kept a tight rein on his public image and his administration’s agenda. His strategic successes in the legislature have been substantial, but critics say the popular governor is proving to be no great advocate of transparency in the executive branch. How has the governor sold his agenda to the legislature, the people, and the mass media? What is his relationship with the press corps?

A conversation with: Wayne Barrett, investigative reporter and fellow at The Nation Institute Liz Benjamin, host, Capital Tonight, YNN Nicholas Confessore, reporter for The New York Times Karen DeWitt, Capitol bureau chief, New York State Public Radio Steve Greenberg, pollster, Siena Research Institute

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Supported by the Sirus Fund and the Milano Foundation.