Storybench: “If you’re still reeling from the round-the-clock coverage of the 2016 presidential election, we have some bad news: It’s starting all over again. With the midterms past us, the stage is now set for election fever to take over your favorite publications once again. And with the combination of President Trump’s low approval ratings and the Republicans’ loss of the House, a number of Democrats are licking their lips.
As of now, there are seven official Democratic candidates: former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro, State Sen. Richard Ojeda, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, Rep. John Delaney, entrepreneur Andrew Yang, and, announced yesterday, Sen. Kamala Harris. But more than a dozen of other potential candidates have either formed exploratory committees or made serious overtures that they’re considering a run.
So how are outlets around the web helping readers keep track of this mess? Storybench dove into the world of premature election coverage and dug out these six examples…”