Gibson gets first Palin interview, but why?

After two weeks of having Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin on the Republican ticket, Sen. John McCain’s campaign eventually had to develop a media...

After two weeks of having Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin on the Republican ticket, Sen. John McCain’s campaign eventually had to develop a media relations strategy – other than hiding her, of course. For its part, McCain campaign manager Rick Davis said Palin will do interviews on her own terms.


But why ABC News’ Charles Gibson for the first interview, especially considering the widely criticized Democratic debate he hosted in April? The Huffington Post’s Rachel Sklar has seven reasons why Gibson gets the first interview, and not Katie Couric or Brian Williams.

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