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Posted on 11/28/2007 9:55:27 AM PST by davidosborne
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Passing it on... hopefully those folks who were posting on the orginial thread.. that would like to participate in the PRE-Debate chatter will find this thread.. I wish the mod had just moved the thread off the Breaking bar if they didn’t want in there a few hours before the LIVE debate..
Found this on the St.Pete Times web site. Buzz has some info, but if you watch the video on the “Tampa Bay residents” link, be ready to become ill! The questions from local residents for the debate are of course hand picked by CNN. Obviously the people were hand picked also as there were more questions from liberals than conservatives! No surprise there, but I had some hope that there would be at least some balance. :)
I think this debate is a HUGE mistake for the Republicans, especially after the farcical first You-Tube “Debate”, and CNN’s OBVIOUSLY staged Clinton Infomercial/Democrat “Debate” ....
I disagree.. I think it’s a step into the 21st century.. its “air time” for the candidates.. period.. I think it would be interesting to know how many folks watch ONLINE vs on the TV..
November 28, 2007 1:56 PMMore than 5,000 video questions for the Republicans have been uploaded to YouTube for tonight's debate on CNN in Tampa, Fla. That's quite a bit more than the 3,000 or so vids uploaded for the Democratic YouTube debate this summer.
Another difference between the two debates: The videos that YouTube users are submitting are drop-dead boring. A CNN employee who's been screening them says "think Mac. vs PC" Whereas many of the memorable questions for the Democratic debate were both well-made and funny -- think of the animated snowman's question on climate change -- Republican YouTubers tend to be dour and lo-fi: "regular people with video cameras."
What to make of this? Republicans are all brain-dead, creativity-free gun zealots? No, because a lot of those videos were posted by Democratics. But judge for yourself: After the jump, a video question we're told is representative of the batch CNN has gotten for tonight's debate.
I am becoming increasingly convinced that the wealthy, powerful, and somewhat archaic media conglomerates that have controlled the messaging to America for so long are beginning to crumble. As they begin to deteriorate under the weight of a more democratic media system, opportunities to infiltrate the pervasive and corrupt lies and spread truth in love are becoming abundant. As America continues to grow fatigued and sluggish from decades of the mainstream media's preaching of godlessness, bright lights are beginning to shine in the most unlikely media places. And like any small light in a pitch black room, the effect will be unmistakable. - Brian Fisher, Coral Ridge Ministries
I think this media method will get more viewers than the other TV network debates.. what do you think?
It does a superior job of captivating audience interest, which ought to lead to better ratings. IMHO. However a marketing guy would know better than me.
Is this going to be the live thread too or is someone else doing that? What up?
The hype goes on. Gloria Borger is reporting from St. Pete to Wolf. She's talking about the holidays. "All eyes will be on Mitt Romney." (yeah, but i Fla, they are pushing Rudy). So, CNN is already spinning a debate that is hours away... Wolf, "One by one the candidates are arriving." duh
Fla Gov is on. It’s too early as in never for him to be considered for VP but they’re spinning it. Too bad Charlie’s Jag isn’t in the live shot with his boat Freedom by his condo. He likes his toys.
Wolf, "If you see my mother, tell her "hi". Crist, "I will." Gee, such a tough interview...
Anderson Cooper’s usually a pretty straight shooter. I guess we’ll find out today if that’s an illusion.
It looks like your early thread is too early too. lol Three hours to go. Where is everybody? Probably in traffic or eating.
Shep’s wins the eyelash competition though. Did you see Anderson interview Glenn Beck. A skinny guy with white hair interviewing a bulkier guy with white hair. I needed to adjust the brightness on my set.
The other protesters are in my favorite park, Pioneer Park across from The Yacht Club. That's it for now. (new stadium presser today. I'm sick of corporate welfare and The Rays aren't very good at this point.)
Family Guy doing poltergeist episode. Stewie is trapped in the tv.
Sun’s down. Bob Hite’s last six o’clock on channel 8. He’s retiring. Goodbye, wfla Tampa nbc channel 8.
I pulled up the youtube debate link and got a flash of Ron Paul. Looks like CNN or Youtube is pushing their guy.
CNN...You Tube....I guess we’ll find out which candidates (if any) have the balls to push back against biased questions from the Corrupt News Network and ambush questions from the internet slackers.
there are jpegs for everything, isn’t there? LOL amazing.
Local abc just showed Mitt Romney leading a school marching band and giving a speech. I used to transcribe these things. I’m gonna just watch it and then return to FR to see what page and verse any trainwrecks happened on.
TABBY! THEY LUV TO EAT.
CNN states all questions are pre-recorded. We shall see??? I’ll be back. Have fun in here.
see #35. Does that help your reservations? Politics are unseamly in any circumstance so this doesn’t particularly bother me.
The “CNN” part of the name lends it some legitimacy, but only a little...
What net stream can I get for the debate?
Better late than never bump. :)
Congratulations on correctly calling it! :)
Last night's GOP CNN/YouTube debate was the most-watched debate of this cycle, topping even the Democratic debate in Las Vegas on Nov. 15 which had been the most-watched. The numbers from Nielsen (Live +SD):
• 8pmET - 10:11pmET
P2+ — 4,486,000
A18-34 — 516,000
A18-49 — 1,300,000
A25-54 — 1,540,000
A55+ — 2,668,000
CNN's Republican YOUTUBE Debate is the Most-Watched Primary Debate in Cable News History!
CNN Has the #1 and #2 Highest-Rated Primary Debates in Cable!
Last night's CNN YOUTUBE Republican Primary Debate was yet another record-breaker with more than 4.4 Million viewers tuning into CNN. These deliveries exceed ALL other primary debates in Cable News History IN ALL DEMOS!
Nearly 5 Million viewers tuned in on both CNN and Headline News (simulcast) for last nightÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂs Republican Primary Debate (4,900k).
CNN's Democratic Primary Debate at UNLV on November 15 is the second highest-rated debate in history with 4 Million total viewers.
Source: Turner Analysis of Cable Fast National Data
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