This page highlights recent news and analysis on candidate debates from the international press.

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English Publication Date: August 8, 2019 Source: The Globe and Mail Country: Canada

The Munk Debates, which organizes several events on different issues each year, announced Thursday its plans for a federal election debate involving the leaders of the Liberals, the Conservatives, the NDP and the Green Party.

English Publication Date: July 19, 2019 Source: The New York Times Country: United States

Is it any surprise that CNN, the home of saturation coverage and interminable countdown clocks, would try to wring more airtime out of the debates?

English Publication Date: July 18, 2019 Source: The New York Times Country: United States

In a television spectacle that CNN is unlikely to nominate for upcoming awards shows, the cable network spent 40 minutes dividing the 20 qualifying candidates into two groups.

Spanish Publication Date: July 17, 2019 Source: Proceso Country: México

Durante el primer debate entre los candidatos a la presidencia nacional del PRI, Ivonne Ortega, Lorena Piñón y Alejandro Moreno, coincidieron en limpiar de la corrupción al partido, regresar a la militancia las decisiones y dejar de ser un...

English Publication Date: July 11, 2019 Source: Florida International University Country: United States

I posed as a mock debate stand-in for the production team of NBC in order to predict debate patterns and candidate behavior. I assisted with production and candidate logistics of the last debate to ensure a perfect run of the show when aired and...

Spanish Publication Date: July 7, 2019 Source: Diario 26 Country: Argentina

Al respecto, Alberto Fernández asistirá al debate presidencial obligatorio, pero dirá que no quiere que éste sea un escenario para que “Macri se luzca con sus mentiras”, según consigna Perfil.

English Publication Date: July 5, 2019 Source: Axios Country: United States

Joe Biden says he's "looking forward to" a chance to debate President Trump, the former VP told CNN's Chris Cuomo in an interview airing Friday.

"You walk behind me in the debate. Come here, man. The idea that I'd be intimidated by Donald...

Spanish Publication Date: July 5, 2019 Source: The New York Times Country: United States

Por supuesto que los hablantes nativos del español evalúan los esfuerzos de los candidatos. Después de los debates, The Miami Herald calificó el desempeño de todos los que intentaron hablar el idioma. O’Rourke obtuvo la nota más alta: B.

English Publication Date: July 3, 2019 Source: Bainbridge Review Country: United States

Among the losers in the Democrats’ opening presidential debate was NBC News. Faced with an unmanageable number of candidates, an awkward format, and miscast moderators — not to mention serious technical glitches — the network took a difficult...

English Publication Date: June 28, 2019 Source: The New York Times Country: United States

NBC’s presidential debate in Miami on Thursday — seven months before the Iowa caucuses — broke the record for the biggest television audience for a Democratic primary matchup, a sign of widespread early engagement with the 2020 race.