TV Debate Claptrap: a warning to those cooking up rules for the leaders' election debates

Max Atkinson

Iain Dale has just reported that arguments are developing about the formats for the TV debates between party leaders during the general election. While there, I was glued to the TV debates, and managed to get an article on the subject published in the Washington Post (one result of which was that I was later summoned to the Reagan White House to run a workshop for presidential speechwriters).

What’s the New Normal in Speaking?

Speaker Launcher

While traveling to Kansas City this past week, I noticed a new normal in air travel. Now many, if not most, boast awesome beds and sheets, flat screen tv’s and upgraded rooms. We pay extra for checked bags, we pay extra for carry on, we pay extra for aisle seats, we pay extra for snacks. The new normal in air travel is “we might give you a cheap ticket but we’ll squeeze you everywhere else&#. In hotels it’s the opposite.

What America Reads…

Matt Eventoff

28 – The Kansas City Star 234,667 333,006. 15 – TV Guide (US) 3,256,962. I found this post from Brian Solis very interesting – a list of the top media outlets, by circulation, as well as the 25 most popular blogs in America, as compiled by BurrellesLuce. .

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