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News: 'Everybody's got a camera phone': Navigating the digital minefield of modern-day campaign debatesEnglish Publication Date: Thursday, October 3, 2019 Source: CBC
Organizers say the events are important as voters get a chance to see their candidates up close. But some political watchers suggest the debates, mostly in the federal arena, only matter in tight races. Also, that the local candidate is almost a non...
News: True North journalist takes accreditation fight to court after being barred from leaders’ debateEnglish Publication Date: Monday, October 7, 2019 Source: The Post Millennial
True North reporter Andrew Lawton is taking the federal government to court for its decision to deny him media accreditation for the English language federal leaders’ debate on Monday.
English Publication Date: Friday, October 4, 2019
The debate becomes very important — being able to hear these leaders unscripted, pressed by moderators, pressed by one another, to respond to important questions of the day, when so much else that we hear from them comes in a more scripted form. We...
Category: Pro-Debate Editorials
English Publication Date: Saturday, October 5, 2019 Source: Halifax Today
The debates will be moderated by members from nine different media outlets that make up the Canadian Debate Production Partnership.
English Publication Date: Sunday, October 13, 2019 Source: Vernon Matters
Polls suggest the NDP has enjoyed a bit of a bump since Singh’s well-received performances in three televised leaders’ debates over the past 10 days.
English Publication Date: Tuesday, October 8, 2019 Source: BBC News
For the first time, all Canada's main party leaders were on stage together, in what is likely to have been the most watched TV debate in this federal election campaign.
English Publication Date: Wednesday, October 9, 2019 Source: National Post
Subjects could be explored at greater length. Leaders could develop a point. The media would stop treating them like prize-fights
English Publication Date: Monday, October 7, 2019 Source: The Guardian
On a crowded stage where debate often devolved into a cacophony of crosstalk, Canada’s federal leaders – including a fringe far-right candidate – have sought to sway voters before the country’s election.
English Publication Date: Monday, October 7, 2019 Source: Regina Leader Post
Two right-wing media organizations have won a legal battle to obtain accreditation for their representatives to cover tonight’s election debate.
English Publication Date: Tuesday, October 8, 2019 Source: CTV News
The viewership for Monday's leaders' debate was far higher than contests in the last election, despite complaints that the format favoured conflict over substance.