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English Publication Date: Thursday, November 21, 2019
“There’s this perception that debates are this great democratic tool, where voters can find out what candidates stand for and how good they really are,” says Vincent Pons, assistant professor of business administration. “But we find that debates don...
Category: Research
English Publication Date: Monday, November 18, 2019
The rules of televised election debates should be run by an independent commission.
Category: Pro-Debate Editorials
Spanish Publication Date: Friday, November 29, 2019
Que en la lucha por el poder -a todos los niveles- sus aspirantes vayan al debate. Que planten sus ideas políticas, sus programas (de gobierno) para que el electorado los conozca “a la clara”.
Category: Pro-Debate Editorials
English Publication Date: Tuesday, October 15, 2019
In academic debate, there are two formats similar to what voters see on television. First is policy debate, which asks students to explain how they would implement a plan, by using specific arguments and facts (i.e. “How would you fund universal...
Category: Moderator Scripts
English Publication Date: Monday, May 20, 2019
An analysis of randomised evaluationsconducted across the world allows some insights into the role of the media in improving the quality of political participation. It shows that it is indeed possible to deliver information through the media in a...
Category: Research
Spanish Publication Date: Thursday, October 25, 2018
Debates Regulations
Category: Debate Laws and Regulations
English Publication Date: Saturday, November 3, 2018
The governor is correct to say that his debate with Molinaro with a mess. But suggesting that therefore all debates are worthless is like arguing that Randy Macho Man Savage and The Undertaker aren't suitable ambassadors of the ancient sport of...
Category: Pro-Debate Editorials
English Publication Date: Friday, October 19, 2018
Let this be the last California election in which a front-runner for governor or U.S. Senate can dictate the time, place and format of a debate. There were two reasons voters did not get a chance to watch and compare the candidate for these two high...
Category: Pro-Debate Editorials
English Publication Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Category: Organizing Guides
English Publication Date: Sunday, September 23, 2018
There is no fundamental reason why television leaders' debates should not now be an utterly normal feature of elections and referendums going forward.
Category: Pro-Debate Editorials