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MEDIA COVERAGE

Early missteps, late-night caution -- but the right call

Exit polling data sent pundits in wrong direction

By Mark Jurkowitz
Globe Staff / November 4, 2004

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The 2004 election did not match the chaos of the 2000 presidential contest. But it provided another rocky ride for the media that began with early expectations of a win for John F. Kerry, turned into the overnight cliffhanger that frustrated President Bush's campaign, and finally ended with Kerry's concession yesterday. (Full article: 904 words)

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