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Televised Presidential Debates Do Matter, Shows Study

Ever since John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon appeared in a televised debate in 1960, TV debates have been powerful moments in U.S. presidential campaigns. In recent years, however, the purpose and influence of presidential debates has come into question …

Candy Crowley Takes Heat For Fact-Checking
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Candy Crowley, the second female moderator in the presidential debates, is taking some fire for becoming “an active part of the debate”, as alleged by New Hampshire governor John Sununu. Her comment to Governor Romney during the tense back-and-forth over …

Fox News / Google Debate Wants Your Participation
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In what will be one in an already packed schedule, Google and Fox News are teaming up for a Republican Presidential Primary Debate this month. The debate will take place in Orlando, Florida on September 22nd and will be broadcast …

MySpace Launches MyDebates.org
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MySpace and the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD) have launched MyDebates.org, a new Web site focused on the upcoming Presidential debates.

CBS, Fox Still Stingy About Debate Footage

Activists on both sides of the political fence are thrilled that NBC, ABC, C-SPAN, and CNN have all agreed to allow Presidential debate footage to be legally shared, blogged, excerpted, and uploaded to video sites like YouTube.

Yahoo, Slate To Host Online Presidential Debate

If you are a political junkie than you may be glad to know that Yahoo, Slate and the Huffington Post are partnering to hold an online presidential debate on September 12.

NBC Denies YouTube Debate Requests

NBC’s still being stubborn about allowing its footage of the Presidential debates to be put in the public domain or licensed under Creative Commons, effectively letting the more passionately patriotic online citizenry share and remix for video sites like YouTube.

Presidential Debates Move Online

Presidential hopefuls vying for the Whitehouse will have a new opportunity to reach voters.

Yahoo, The Huffington Post and Slate have announced plans to host two online debates during the 2008 campaign.