MTV gives Wonkette pol position

Blogger to cover Democratic Convention for cabler

HOLLYWOOD — Ana Marie Cox, editor of the irreverent political blog Wonkette, will cover the Democratic National Convention for MTV and MTV.com‘s Choose or Lose 2004 campaign.

Cox, whose site was described as “gossipy, raunchy (and) potty-mouthed” by the New York Times, will provide on-air and online coverage of the Boston convention July 26-29. She joins MTV News correspondents Gideon Yago and Sway, who also will anchor coverage of the Republican National Convention in New York on Aug. 30-Sept. 2.

Choose or Lose, which seeks to inform and mobilize voters 18 to 30, will include daily news segments; issue-based specials; and interviews with politicians, delegates and young adults.

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