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#MFDebates: A Poppin’ Pregame and a Dreary VP Debate

Tuesday night’s vice presidential debate turned out its lowest ratings since 2000 – for obvious reasons. Other than the VP Debate being notoriously “less newsy” than the coveted Presidential ones, a Mike Pence-Tim Kaine tête-à-tête didn’t really seem all that exciting in the ramp-up.   Can’t wait

Election 2016 in Global Context: Russia

This article is the third in a series about how foreign media covers the election. Read the first article about Israel here and the second about Ghana here. The first debate, this past week, between presidential nominees Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump had Russian media

#MFDebates: The First Debate Roundup

Last night’s debate was one for the books. Boasting an average of 84 million viewers across the 13 television channels that were broadcasting it, the Trump-Clinton debate has become the most-watched debate in American history, according to Nielsen. It is estimated that “many millions” also

#MFDebates: The First Debate Breakdown

MediaFile staff and readers will be tweeting with #MFDebates for each of the four major debates. Monday night, 9:00 PM Eastern: All eyes will be watching the first presidential debate of the 2016 cycle, and it has widely been considered a make-or-break moment for the

The Trump Standard: Inequity Claims Dominate the Discourse

On the September 16th edition of NPR’s “On the Media,” acting host Bob Garfield opened the show with a recording of Hillary Clinton’s now infamous “basket of deplorables” comment. Offering his own commentary, Garfield said “sure, [Trump] has built his entire campaign on disparagement, but

Election 2016 in Global Context: Israel

This article is the first in a series about how foreign media cover the election. November’s election is guaranteed to impact domestic and foreign policy alike, particularly how the United States continues to conduct its relations with foreign nations. This rings especially true when discussing