No more panelists, no more local TV anchors and no more Wolf Blitzer asking the questions. The July 23rd DNC debate in Charleston, SC, and the GOP WH '08 debate September 17th in Florida, is between you, YouTube and the candidates. CNN personality Anderson Cooper will host the new kind of debate, which will allow users to submit questions starting today to Democratic Presidential candidates over the video-sharing Web site.
"The length of the debate is much longer than the night of the event," said YouTube News and Politics editor Steve Grove [SHIRA TOEPLITZ].
Thursday, June 14, 2007
"DNC/YouTube Debates: Putting Democracy in Democratic?" (with video)