CNN And ABC News Enlist National Journal’s Ron Brownstein For Political Analysis

By | Monday July 25, 2011 @ 11:42am PDT

UPDATE, 3:45 PM: Brownstein is even more hard working than I thought. ABC’s announcement apparently reminded CNN that it also signed the analyst last week to help with election coverage. CNN disclosed the news today in a blog post. Brownstein says that CNN “never loses sight of the fact that campaigns are not a form of entertainment — they are the way we set our direction and settle our differences as a society.”

PREVIOUS, 11:42 AM: Talk about hard working. Ron Brownstein will continue to serve as the National Journal’s editorial director and write his column for the Washington-based magazine and The Los Angeles Times while he contributes 2012 election analysis to ABC News. Here’s the note ABC News president Ben Sherwood sent to staff: Read More »

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