Flashpoint 11/1/20: As Election Day stands on the horizon, are our systems ready?

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Flashpoint: 11/1/20 (Whole episode)
Flashpoint: 11/1/20 (Whole episode)

DETROIT – Election Day stands on the horizon. Are our systems ready or will this year keep its reputation for chaos intact?

Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson discussed the possibility of Election Day results today.

The Detroit News chose not to give its presidential endorsement to either candidate. The move highlights challenges for the press in the most volatile election of our time.

Guests in segment two discussed the newspaper’s decision not to endorse a candidate and the role of the press this election.

Segment one

Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson

Flashpoint: 11/1/20 (Segment One)
Flashpoint: 11/1/20 (Segment One)

Segment two

Editorial page editor of the Detroit Free Press Brian Dickerson, editorial page editor of The Detroit News, Nolan Finley and Stephen Henderson, host of WDET’s Detroit Today

Flashpoint: 11/1/20 (Segment Two)
Flashpoint: 11/1/20 (Segment Two)

Segment three

Flashpoint host Devin Scillian wraps up this week’s episode

Flashpoint: 11/1/20 (Segment Three)
Flashpoint: 11/1/20 (Segment Three)


About the Author:

Devin Scillian is equally at home on your television, on your bookshelf, and on your stereo. Devin anchors the evening newscasts for Local 4. Additionally, he moderates Flashpoint, Local 4's Sunday morning news program. He is also a best-selling author of children's books, and an award-winning musician and songwriter.