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2013-12-22 23:02:15

PositiveSingles.com is pleased to announce the release of a new feature for its members. The new feature is called “Topic This Week,” and will be a place for members to discuss controversial topics. Los Angeles (PRWEB) December 22, 2013 The premier dating site for singles with sexually transmitted diseases, PositiveSingles.com, is rolling out a brand-new focus feature on December 20, 2013. Called “Topic This Week,” the inventive new feature will be a sort of water cooler for the...

2013-03-20 08:32:30

NEW YORK, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In order to make informed judgments and resolve social, economic or political problems, people need to debate such matters. But most of us have difficulty finding ways to keep a discussion going until it reaches a recognized resolution. Now individuals can turn to the online debate community Lettuce Debate - Let Us, The People, Debate (http://www.lettucedebate.com) to make their voices heard and explore different aspects of a topic in a setting that...

2012-11-16 08:22:08

NEW YORK, Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 5W Public Relations, one of the 25 largest independent public relations firms in the U.S., today announced its selection as the agency of record for Deeyoon.com, a real-time debate platform launched in October 2012. Deeyoon is a website that provides users with a platform to have civilized real-time video debates on almost any desired topic. Viewers can watch live video of any debates that are happening at the moment, or browse archived versions of...

2012-10-23 15:22:57

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak Corporation (NASDAQ: RENT), the leader in multi-screen media measurement serving the advertising, television and entertainment industries, today announced ratings information from Monday night's presidential debate, the third and final meeting between President Obama and GOP candidate, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney. The format for Monday's debate, which took place in the battleground state of Florida, was divided into six time...

2012-10-04 18:20:27

MIAMI, Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hispanic audience in the Miami market chose America TeVe as their preference above all English networks to view the airing of the debate between the candidates for the United States presidency. This debate is the first of four that will be televised with simultaneous translation in Spanish that will determine the next President of our country. Hosted by news anchor Oscar Haza, the program presented an innovative format with the participation of a...

2012-10-02 06:23:17

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to an organized email and letter-writing campaign, three of the ten corporations identified as sponsors of the Commission on Presidential Debates have withdrawn their sponsorship. Over the past week, advertising agency BBH New York, nonprofit organization YWCA, and tech giant Philips North America have terminated their sponsorship as a result of accusations that the Commission is anti-democratic and subservient to the major...

2012-09-24 21:56:52

The presidential debates offer viewers a lot of substance about the issues of the campaign -- but postdebate media coverage can undermine the value they have for voters, a new study suggests. Results showed that postdebate coverage that focused on the debate as a competition led viewers to think less about policy issues. By comparison, coverage that focused on the substance of the discussion increased the likelihood that viewers would come away with specific thoughts about candidates´...

2012-09-20 10:24:04

WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Election watchdog group Open Debates criticized the Commission on Presidential Debates for revealing the subject matters to be covered during the first presidential debate on October 3. Yesterday, for the first time in history, the Commission on Presidential Debates informed the candidates ahead of time of what topics will be covered by the moderator during the first presidential debate. The Commission announced that three questions will...

2012-08-23 06:23:31

WASHINGTON, Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Election watchdog group Open Debates (www.OpenDebates.org) has called on the Commission on Presidential Debates to make public the secret debate contract negotiated by the Obama and Romney campaigns. Robert F. Bauer of the Obama campaign and Benjamin L. Ginsberg of the Romney campaign negotiated a detailed contract that dictates many of the terms of the 2012 presidential debates. The Commission on Presidential Debates, a private...

2011-05-05 22:08:17

Seeing questions can help voters detect dodges and be better informed, new study says How can some people respond to a question without answering the question, yet satisfy their listeners? This skill of "artful dodging" and how to better detect it are explored in an article published by the American Psychological Association. People typically judge a speaker with the goal of forming an opinion of the speaker, which can make them susceptible to dodges, according to the study published online...