YouTube to Live Stream Presidential Debates

Tue, 10/02/2012 - 5:59am

YouTube News on iPhoneFor the first time ever, YouTube will be live streaming the 2012 Presidential and Vice Presidential Debates, starting with the first debate on Wednesday.

In partnership with ABC News, web users can watch all four of the debates with President Barack Obama and Republican Presidential nominee Mitt Romney via YouTube Elections Hub and the ABC News YouTube channel. The live stream will be accessible worldwide.

YouTube announced on its blog that the live broadcast will also include commentary and analysis from eight YouTube Election Hub partners, including ABC News, Al Jazeera English, BuzzFeed, Larry King, The New York Times, Phil DeFranco, Univision and The Wall Street Journal. Univision will offer a version of the debates translated into Spanish.

The first Presidential debate will stream live from the University of Denver at 9:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday.

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October 2, 2012



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