Media Narcissism Watch

But enough about me, Mr. Dean. How do you like my coverage?

The no-nonsense former Vermont governor is not a schmoozer and makes little effort to charm the reporters who swarm around him in growing numbers. Reporters who have spent hours with Dean express surprise that he never asks a single question about them.

—Howard Kurtz, “Schmooze-Makers: Howard Dean’s Campaign Team Charms His Way Into Print,” in the Dec. 18 Washington Post

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