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CBS, Twitter Team on Debate

CBS said Monday that is has partnered with Twitter for its Nov. 14 Democratic debate.

Twitter will supply real-time data and live reaction to questions posed by moderator John Dickerson.

The debate will be broadcast from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, with CBS affiliate KCCI-TV and the Des Moines Register principal partners in the event.

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.