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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...
English Publication Date: Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Two-thirds (67%) of those who voted in the 2008 election said the debates between Barack Obama and John McCain were very or somewhat helpful in deciding which candidate to vote for, according to the Pew Research Center’s quadrennial post-election...
English Publication Date: Tuesday, October 10, 2000
Al Gore’s personality may be costing him votes. Although a plurality of voters believe he won the first presidential debate, he has lost his small September lead over George W. Bush. As the race has narrowed, an increasing number of voters who...
Resource: When Presidential Debates MatterEnglish Publication Date: Friday, September 24, 2004
Campaign 2004 has all the earmarks of an election that could turn on the presidential debates. John Kerry’s electoral fortunes depend heavily on his ability to ease concerns about his leadership. He must also convince voters that Bush has mishandled...
Spanish Publication Date: Tuesday, October 9, 2018
El 57.1 por ciento dijo que un debate presidencial podría ser determinante para su decisión de voto, contrario a un 38.2 %. Independientemente a la preferencia, la encuesta UTEC reveló que Nayib Bukele es el mejor candidato a la presidencia, con el...
English Publication Date: Saturday, January 20, 2018
The main television networks in the country have established the day and time of their debates, which will be held in the hours of the largest television audience to reach the largest number of viewers
English Publication Date: Tuesday, September 5, 2017
During every election campaign, the leaders of political parties go toe-to-toe in a series debates. Often, they get to fire off a few zingers at each other. But the debates don't seem to have much impact on voting.
English Publication Date: Tuesday, August 29, 2017
In a pair of studies, researchers at the University of Missouri’s Political Communication Institute (PCI) found that issue-based tweeting was directly related to acquiring greater knowledge. Additionally, social watching actually helps viewers...
English Publication Date: Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Previous research into ‘dual screening,’ when individuals switch between broadcast media and social media and provide commentary during media events, has suggested that this ‘viewertariat’ is typically a small but vocal minority (Anstead & O’...
English Publication Date: Friday, April 28, 2017
Research for the Electoral Reform Society found 56% of voters, rising to 71% among 18-24 year-olds, regard TV debates as important in helping them decide how to cast their ballots. And almost half (46%) think all major party leaders should commit to...