Sarah Palin will sit for her first press interview since accepting the Republican vice presidential nomination, reports the Chicago Tribune. She'll be interviewed by ABC anchor Charlie Gibson in Alaska later this week. The McCain camp has kept Palin from the press so far, calling its coverage of the Alaska governor sexist and intrusive.
Despite ribbing about Palin's press silence from Barack Obama’s campaign, McCain’s top adviser has vowed not to toss Palin to the media “piranhas” until she’s “treated with respect and deference." The campaign has set "no ground rules” for the Gibson-Palin face-off, which should be aired this week, said a McCain aide.