Wednesday, October 03, 2012

Presidential Debate Night 2012: Do Debates Really Matter?

Debate moderators, not surprisingly, say yes. In the television age it's hard to argue otherwise.

In celebration of debate night, consider this short piece from the Wall Street Journal featuring a smattering of debate moderators including 2012's Jim Lehrer, Candy Crowley and Bob Schieffer discussing the power of the little moments from debates past which were magnified by the unblinking eye of television and the impact they had on the trajectory of the race for President. Watch:


  1. In one word: Yes. :D Nice find Tellyphile!

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