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MOONVES BLAMES LOWER RATINGS ON DEBATES

December 5, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

CBS chief Les Moonves on Tuesday dismissed reports noting that his network’s ratings are down this year. That may be true, he told an investors conference in New York, but only because the network’s news division was pre-empting popular programs to bring viewers important election coverage. “We had four nights of debates, which pre-empted, God […]

WILL AUDIENCES AT DEBATES SWAY VOTERS?

September 23, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The reaction of audiences at the upcoming political debates may prove to be as influential as comments made by the candidates themselves. A case in point may have become evident during Thursday night’s Republican debate when Stephen Hill, a brawny soldier serving in Iraq, asked the candidates, presumably in a satellite hookup or pretaped video, […]