Wednesday, 5 May 2010

Online 'sentiment' around the prime-ministerial debates

I think they're talking about us here folks!!!

The prime-ministerial debates have been a fascinating experiment, not just in the way that television can influence an election campaign but in a new way of combining the web and TV to make both a richer experience. One example - to blow the BBC's own trumpet - is this page which allows you to review all the key moments of last night's debate and see a transcript of what was said.

Another innovation has been the way a growing number of people have followed these major events via two screens - a laptop perched on their knees as they sit in front of the television, connecting with social networks to comment live on what they're seeing.

Find it HERE


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