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Digital Democracy: YouTube's Presidential Debates

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Digital Democracy: YouTube's Presidential Debates

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On Monday, CNN and YouTube will host a presidential debate with a new twist: the forum will feature video questions submitted by YouTube users that will be broadcast and answered by the candidates. David Bohrman, executive producer of CNN, discusses how sites like Youtube are changing politics, and who is likely to benefit.

David Bohrman, executive producer, CNN

Joshua Levy, associate editor, TechPresident.com

Henry Jenkins, director, Comparative Media Studies Program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology