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EXPANDING THE DEBATE: Third Party Candidates Participate in Real Time on Democracy Now!’s Live Coverage of First Presidential Debate

Featuring Jill Stein of the Green Party and Rocky Anderson of the Justice Party
October 3rd 8:30-11:30pm ET


As President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney square off in the first presidential debate in Denver on October 3, Democracy Now! will broadcast live from Denver with a special expanded presidential debate from 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. ET. We will air the debate, pausing after questions to include equal time responses from two presidential contenders who were shut out of the official debate: Jill Stein of the Green Party and Rocky Anderson of the Justice Party.

LIVE BROADCAST SCHEDULE
October 3, 8:30pm–11:30pm ET
There will be no scheduled music breaks during this program.

CONTENT DEPOT
Subscribe to the program: "Democracy Now! Special Presidential Debate Broadcast 10/3 8:30-11:30pm ET"

AUDIO STREAMS
http://stream.democracynow.orG:8000

PACIFICA KU
Not available

C-BAND (TV)
The program will broadcast via the usual space segment:

MPEG 2
Satellite: C-Band Galaxy 16
Transponder: 23C Slot D
Downlink Frequency: 4173.5 MHz, Horizontal polarization
Bandwidth: 9 MHz
Symbol Rate: 6.62
FEC: 2/3, virtual channel 2

PBS SATELLITE
NOTE: 8:30pm–10:30pm only (a clean out will be provided)

FREE SPEECH TV
8:30pm–11:30pm ET

MP3 & MPEG2 DOWNLOAD
Files of the program will be available at http://democracynow.org/static. The files will be available for download no later than:

  • MP3: October 4, 12:30am ET
  • MPEG2: October 4, 3am ET

CONTACTS
Editorial:
Mike Burke
212-431-9090 x8815
mike (at) democracynow (dot) org

Technical:
Julie Crosby
212-431-9090 x8828
julie (at) democracynow (dot) org