Tuesday night's Democratic debate, held at the Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina, was widely anticipated for its groundbreaking format. For the first time, individuals could submit video questions via YouTube to be shown on-screen and answered by the candidates. The submissions varied in content and presentation and engaged the candidates on a wide range of issues, some of which had not been addressed in previous Democratic debates. What follows is an analysis of the format and major themes of the debate as compared with public opinion data.
Read the full article Uploading Democracy: Candidates Field YouTube Questions at the Pew Research Center Web site.