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Study shows growth in second screen users (Update)

(AP)—Many U.S. viewers are becoming more active while watching television, judging by the findings in a new report that illustrates the explosive growth in people who watch TV while connected to social media on smartphones ...

Dec 03, 2012
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Researchers measure debate reactions in real time

(Phys.org)—As Election Day draws nearer, many people are watching the presidential debates with interest. This fall, a team of media and communication professors and students at Texas Tech University are watching the debates ...

Oct 22, 2012
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Biden won debate, student poll app finds

Six in 10 college students say Joe Biden outperformed Paul Ryan in Thursday's vice presidential debate, according to a nationwide poll conducted with a smartphone application developed by Professor Phil Resnik ...

Oct 15, 2012
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3Qs: Who won the first debate?

Alan Schroeder, a pro­fessor in the School of Jour­nalism in the Col­lege of Arts, Media and Design and one of the nation's fore­most experts on pres­i­den­tial debates, offers an analysis of the first of ...

Oct 05, 2012
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The 'grammar gotcha' and political speech

(Phys.org)—A long campaign season with genuine gaffes and alleged misstatements begins its culmination with the first presidential debate. Like many citizens, linguist Geoff Pullum, a visiting professor at Brown, will be ...

Oct 04, 2012
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Smartphone app will allow instant polling for debate

When President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney square off in their first debate Wednesday (Oct. 3), college students across the country will pilot test a new smartphone application that promises to make live polling ...

Oct 03, 2012
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