Analysis of Presidential Debates
Journalists and political communication scholars talked about analyzing presidential debates, focusing on what is important beyond… read more
Journalists and political communication scholars talked about analyzing presidential debates, focusing on what is important beyond “who won” and “who lost.” They discussed debate formats, leadership traits, and candidates' grasps of the issues, among other topics. They responded to questions from tweets and members of the audience. Gene Policinski moderated.
Clips of prior presidential debates were shown and analyzed throughout the program.
“Beyond Wins and Losses: A Citizen’s Guide to the 2012 Presidential Debates” was held at the Newseum by the National Communication Association and the First Amendment Center. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Anne Groer Contributor Washington Post
- J. Michael Hogan Director Pennsylvania State University->Center for Democratic Deliberation
- Nancy Kidd Executive Director National Communication Association
- Charlton McIlwain Associate Professor New York University->Department of Media, Culture, and Communication
- Kathryn M. Olson Director University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee->Rhetorical Leadership Program
- Gene Policinski Executive Director and Senior Vice President Freedom Forum->First Amendment Center
- Sander Vanocur Correspondent (Former) NBC News
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