Coalition Pushes for Debate Footage Rights

Sep 26, 2008  •  Post A Comment

A bipartisan coalition of groups has asked both presidential candidates to pledge to hold more Internet-friendly debates, Broadcasting & Cable reports. The group wants media companies to release rights to video footage, which would include the candidates setting ground rules with media companies that would make debate video freely available for sharing, blogging and posting, the publication says. In a letter sent to Sens. Barack Obama and John McCain, the group says, “We therefore call upon both candidates to commit to a principle that whenever you debate publicly, the raw footage of that debate will be dedicated to the public domain.”
—Christopher Perez

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