In this case, I feel voters would be better served to see exactly what was asked and exactly how I answered without going through the filter of a predetermined narrative.
Political campaigns sometimes dump opposition research into the hands of journalists. Many times those journalists ask questions of the opponent. But sometimes those questions are biased, misleading, and argumentative.
When it’s 2018 and a news organization asks biased questions of a savvy candidate such as Jane Kim, it’s the news organization itself that ends up exposed. In a blog post titled No Filter she goes one-by-one through each question the San Francisco Chronicle asked her. Such a fantastic example of sources going direct.