WordPress.com Comments In Fox News’ Live Video of Tonight’s Debate

Tonight’s U.S. Presidential debate is being streamed live on foxnews.com.

In a very innovative and useful way, Fox News has integrated user comments from their WordPress.com VIP blog On The Scene seamlessly into the live video stream.

This allows for greater user engagement and interaction and provides a real real-time feedback loop on how viewers are reacting to the debate.

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Fox News 2008 Presidential Election Site Powered by WordPress

As we mentioned a couple of weeks ago with Super Tuesday primary election coverage, news organizations are creating compelling experiences with WordPress as the foundation.

A great example in this space is what Fox News has done by creating their entire You Decide 2008 election site using WordPress:
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The site includes many content modules and interactive elements and features areas such as candidate profiles and detailed state results.

In addition, Fox News is aggregating their various political blogs into one stream:

… FOXNews.com’s new Blog Spot, where you can keep track of the latest headlines, information on upcoming primaries and caucuses, details on the candidates, and blogs, blogs, blogs. Three of them, to be exact, all updated through the day by FOX News’ politics team.

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