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English Publication Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019
The principal reason that TV debates have limited impact, according to research from Harvard Business School, is that 72% of voters make up their minds more than two months before the election – meaning few people will change their minds by the time...
English Publication Date: Monday, November 18, 2019
The rules of televised election debates should be run by an independent commission.
Category: Pro-Debate Editorials
News: It's Boris v Corbyn - on TV! Prime Minister and Opposition leader agree to go head-to-head in front of the cameras during election campaignEnglish Publication Date: Friday, March 27, 2020 Source: The Daily Mail
However, with both the Conservatives and Labour preferring to see their leaders face off against each other, Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson could be squeezed out.
English Publication Date: Thursday, October 31, 2019 Source: The World News
Boris Johnson is in negotiations to take part in three television debates for the looming general election, but none of them are expected to involve the SNP or the Liberal Democrats.
English Publication Date: Friday, November 1, 2019 Source: BBC
On Thursday, Labour leader Mr Corbyn challenged the PM to a one-on-one debate, while Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson said she should take part in a three-headed encounter with the two leaders.
English Publication Date: Monday, November 4, 2019 Source: The Herald
Nicola Sturgeon has condemned a decision to so far exclude the SNP from a live televised election debate on Sky News.
English Publication Date: Friday, November 8, 2019 Source: BBC
The Liberal Democrats called the decision to exclude them from the head-to-head "another establishment stitch-up to shut down debate" and said they would pursue legal action against the BBC - as they have against ITV.
English Publication Date: Thursday, November 14, 2019 Source: Prospect Magazine
Uproar soon ensued over who should be allowed to take part in the TV debates, with the smaller parties criticising their lack of representation on our screens. They—rightly—argued that televised leaders’ debates should fairly reflect the choices...
English Publication Date: Saturday, November 16, 2019 Source: Edinburgh News
The channel has followed the BBC in inviting only the SNP, Labour, Conservative and Lib Dem leaders to face each other, leaving out the Greens and the Brexit Party.
English Publication Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 Source: The Washington Post
Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his challenger, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, staged their first debate of the election campaign on Tuesday night — and what was most notable were the sharp, aggressive questions from the audience, which expressed...