Atlantic Office Hours: Ask James Fallows About Post-Truth Politics

More

The longtime Atlantic national correspondent took reader questions about the presidential debates, media coverage of the race, and more.

Updated, 2:31 p.m.: The live chat has concluded, but you can reread the questions and answers below. Check back in on Friday, September 7 at 1 p.m. for the next installment of Atlantic Office Hours.

Throughout the election season, The Atlantic's politics team will offer readers a chance to ask questions about what's happening in the campaigns and around the country. Friday, August 31 at 1 p.m. Eastern, James Fallows will take your questions. A contributor to the magazine since the 1970s, he wrote this month's cover story on Mitt Romney's and Barack Obama's strengths and weaknesses in the coming presidential debates. He has also written widely on false equivalence in the media and how reporters deal with political lies. Come here and ask him about those topics and others. You can ask questions using Cover It Live, below, or tweet them with the hashtag #ATLofficehours.

Jump to comments
Presented by
Get Today's Top Stories in Your Inbox (preview)

A Technicolor Time-Lapse of Alaska's Northern Lights

The beauty of aurora borealis, as seen from America's last frontier


Join the Discussion

After you comment, click Post. If you’re not already logged in you will be asked to log in or register. blog comments powered by Disqus

Video

What Do You Wish You Learned in College?

Ivy League academics reveal their undergrad regrets

Video

Famous Movies, Reimagined

From Apocalypse Now to The Lord of the Rings, this clever video puts a new spin on Hollywood's greatest hits.

Video

What Is a City?

Cities are like nothing else on Earth.

Video

CrossFit Versus Yoga: Choose a Side

How a workout becomes a social identity

Video

In Online Dating, Everyone's a Little Bit Racist

The co-founder of OKCupid shares findings from his analysis of millions of users' data.

Writers

Up
Down

More in Politics

Just In