Presidential Debates Caitlin Corrigan
{WHAT ?} Is it
{PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE} Is an American tradition in which presidential candidates...
Debates are not constitutionally mandated but they have become aU.S. Tradition beginning in 1960 with the first televised ...
Debates are aimed to sway undecided voters, thosethat don’t associate themselves with one particular party.
Topical{TOPICS}Of Debate
{THE ECONOMY}
{GLOBAL WARMING}
{HEALTHCARE}
{MILITARY}
{WH0 } Uses It?
{CURRENTLY} Barack Obama & Mit Romney, the presumptive Republican candidate, will begin the presidential de...
{ }SO???WHAT
TRUTH IS{Presidential debates effect every one }
DEBATE, under the discipline of RHETORIC, was one of theFIRST concepts examined in the study of communications
{SO} If you study communications then you study debate ...
CRITICISM
Since its origins the study of debate has been argued. in its beginnings rhetoric wasquestioned heavily as an art. It soon...
{PLATO} Viewed rhetoric as a medium to distort the truth.
He thought of rhetoric as a means toconvince others through language tricks.
{ARISTOTLE}In contrast, while building on Plato’s theory, viewed rhetoric as a means to seek the truth. He thought that tr...
{PLATO}…Much like
Modern day critics of presidential debate Worry that debates will ...
{WHAT ?} EL SE
{It is important to be able to recognize media bias its role in presi...
In a 2004 study researchers found that in the 24 hours after a presidentialdebate most news stations skewed the footage or...
Bias coverage of presidential debates minimize itse f f e c t i v e n e s sand dilute the informa...
{CITED SOURCES} Photos in order of which they appear• http://politicalhumor.about.com/o • http://www.fox.com/hous...
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  • 1. Presidential Debates Caitlin Corrigan
  • 2. {WHAT ?} Is it
  • 3. {PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE} Is an American tradition in which presidential candidates debate. A formal discussion on a particular topic {DEBATE { in which there are opposing arguments.
  • 4. Debates are not constitutionally mandated but they have become aU.S. Tradition beginning in 1960 with the first televised debate betweenJ o h n F . K e n n e d y & R i c h a r d N i x o n .{IN FACT} The first debate had 66 million viewers, at the time the countries population was a mere 179 million.
  • 5. Debates are aimed to sway undecided voters, thosethat don’t associate themselves with one particular party.
  • 6. Topical{TOPICS}Of Debate
  • 7. {THE ECONOMY}
  • 8. {GLOBAL WARMING}
  • 9. {HEALTHCARE}
  • 10. {MILITARY}
  • 11. {WH0 } Uses It?
  • 12. {CURRENTLY} Barack Obama & Mit Romney, the presumptive Republican candidate, will begin the presidential debates this October. { http://www.nbc.com/the-tonight-show/video/clip/1402846}
  • 13. { }SO???WHAT
  • 14. TRUTH IS{Presidential debates effect every one }
  • 15. DEBATE, under the discipline of RHETORIC, was one of theFIRST concepts examined in the study of communications
  • 16. {SO} If you study communications then you study debate {&}Presidential debates are a microcosm of debate and the tradition rhetoric
  • 17. CRITICISM
  • 18. Since its origins the study of debate has been argued. in its beginnings rhetoric wasquestioned heavily as an art. It soon became clear that two view points stood out. {PLATO VS. ARISTOTLE}
  • 19. {PLATO} Viewed rhetoric as a medium to distort the truth.
  • 20. He thought of rhetoric as a means toconvince others through language tricks.
  • 21. {ARISTOTLE}In contrast, while building on Plato’s theory, viewed rhetoric as a means to seek the truth. He thought that truth can be achievedby arguing both sides and persuasion establishes probability
  • 22. {PLATO}…Much like
  • 23. Modern day critics of presidential debate Worry that debates will fall prey to corruption and will no longer fulfill its purpose, to inform the public about the candidates view points and ensure they cast an educated vote
  • 24. {WHAT ?} EL SE
  • 25. {It is important to be able to recognize media bias its role in presidential debate coverage}
  • 26. In a 2004 study researchers found that in the 24 hours after a presidentialdebate most news stations skewed the footage or analyzed the debate inaway that favored one candidate or cast a negative light on one candidate.
  • 27. Bias coverage of presidential debates minimize itse f f e c t i v e n e s sand dilute the information presented by thec a n d i d a t e s
  • 28. {CITED SOURCES} Photos in order of which they appear• http://politicalhumor.about.com/o • http://www.fox.com/house/ d/politicalcartoons/ig/Political- • http://www.sonofthesouth.net Cartoons/Ready-for-the- Debate.htm • http://www.thesimpsons.com/ Websites Used• http://politicalhumor.about.com/o • http://www.caglecartoons.com • http://voices.yahoo.com/compari d/politicalcartoons/ig/Political- / ng-plato-aristotles-views-rhetoric- 5788576.html?cat=4 Cartoons/Debating- • http://www.flickr.com/photos/2 Calamities.htm • http://newsroom.ucla.edu/portal/ 0896824@N07/ ucla/Media-Bias-Is-Real-Finds-• http://speckled-axe.com/the- UCLA-6664.aspx • http://moretimeforyou.com morning-after-in-america/• http://blog.cleveland.com/opener • https://www.dreamstime.com s/2008/10/sarah_palin_vs_joe_bide • http://ethanluck.com n_the_v.html • http://www.roma2000.it/zmunar• http://politicalhumor.about.com/o o.html Articles Used d/politicalcartoons/ig/Political- • http://en.museicapitolini.org/ • Fridkin, K. L., Kenney, P. J., Gershon, Cartoons/Memorable-Debate- S., & Woodall, G. (2008). Spinning Lines.htm • http://www.louvre.fr/en Debates: The Impact of the News• http://www.markabrahamphotogr • http://jacksonville.com/ Medias Coverage of the Final aphy.com • http://www.martin- 2004 Presidential Debate. http://madmikesamerica.com/ International Journal Of Press• missfeldt.com/art-• http://web.archive.org/web/20090 pictures/picturebook- Politics,13(1), 29-51. 129115454/http://teachpol.tcnj.ed culture/book-cover-detail- doi10.1177/1940161207312677 u/amer_pol_hist/thumbnail431.htm 1.php l • http://doylepartners.com/• http://masterfile.com • http://www.claybennett.com/• http://www.stevenpuetzer.com/ • http://www.veilleurs.info • http://www.foxnews.com

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