The next presidential election is more than two and a half years away, but you’d never know it from the way the press is covering Hillary Clinton. 

If she runs, the former First Lady and Secretary of State will be a presumptive favorite. But as Clinton weighs her options, the press is acting like a 2016 White House bid is already a done deal.


Callie Crossley is the host of WGBH News' Under the Radar.

Dan Kennedy is an associate professor of journalism at Northeastern University.

Tom Fiedler is the dean of Boston University's College of Communication.

Roy Harris is an author and journalist.