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EXPANDING THE DEBATE:
Democracy Now! 2012 Election Special Coverage

This page contains information about Democracy Now! special broadcasts in the lead up to the 2012 Election. Updates will be posted here on a regular basis along with with any promotional audio and video that is available.

If you read this information and have further questions, please contact us.


Presidential Debate October 16, 2012

Live broadcast from Hofstra University, the site of the second
presidential debate. 8 to 11 p.m. ET. Broadcast will include full,
uninterrupted President Obama-Mitt Romney debate from 9 to 10:30 p.m.

LIVE BROADCAST SCHEDULE
October 16, 20:00–23:00 ET
There will be no scheduled music breaks during this program.

PROMOS
Audio (MP3)
Video (MPEG2 | MPEG4)

CONTENT DEPOT
Subscribe to the program: “Democracy Now! Presidential Debate Broadcast 10/16 8:00-11:00pm ET”

AUDIO STREAM
http://stream.democracynow.orG:8000/stream-64 (64kbps)

PACIFICA KU & AUDIOPORT
This program will be carried on the right channel of the KU and Audioport.

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: 20:00pm–22:30 ET only (a clean out will be provided)

FREE SPEECH TV
Full broadcast 20:00–23:00 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 16, 23:30 ET
  • MPEG2: October 17, 00:30 ET

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Post-Debate Extended 2-Hour Broadcast October 17, 2012

Our “Expanding the Debate” series continues with highlights from the second presidential debate. Green Party nominee Jill Stein, Justice Party nominee Rocky Anderson, and Constitution Party nominee Virgil Goode will join us live on the show to offer responses to the same questions asked to President Obama and Mitt Romney. [We have extended an invitation to Libertarian Party presidential nominee Gary Johnson.]

LIVE BROADCAST SCHEDULE
October 17, 8:00–10:00 ET
There will be a music break between 8:59-9:00am ET in addition to music breaks around 8:20am and 8:40am ET.

PROMOS
Not Available.

CONTENT DEPOT
Subscribe to the second hour of the program: “Democracy Now! Hour 2: Post Debate Broadcast 10/17 8:59-10:00 ET”

AUDIO STREAM
http://stream.democracynow.orG:8000/stream-64 (64kbps)

PACIFICA KU & AUDIOPORT
Right channel of the KU and Audioport

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
Not available.

FREE SPEECH TV
Full broadcast 8:00–10:00am ET

MP3 & MPEG2 DOWNLOAD
Files of the program will be available at http://democracynow.org/static. The files will be available for download as follows:

  • Hour 1 MP3: October 17, 9:10 ET
  • Full 2-hour MP3: October 17, 10:15 ET
  • Hour 1 MPEG2: October 17, 10:00 ET
  • Full 2-hour MPEG2: October 17, 11:00 ET

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Presidential Debate October 22, 2012

We continue our “Expanding the Debate” series with a live broadcast during the third presidential debate with real-time responses from Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein and Justice Party nominee Rocky Anderson. [We have extended an invitation to Libertarian Party nominee Gary Johnson.]

LIVE BROADCAST SCHEDULE
October 22, 20:30–Midnight ET
There will be no scheduled music breaks during this program.

PROMOS
Not yet available.

CONTENT DEPOT
Subscribe to the program: “Democracy Now! Presidential Debate Broadcast 10/22 20:30–midnight”

AUDIO STREAM
http://stream.democracynow.orG:8000/stream-64 (64kbps)

PACIFICA KU & AUDIOPORT
Full broadcast 20:30–Midnight ET on right channel of the KU and audioport.

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: 20:00pm–22:30 only (a clean out will be provided)

FREE SPEECH TV
Full broadcast 20:30–Midnight 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 23, 00:30 ET
  • MPEG2: October 23, 02:30 ET

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Election Night November 6, 2012

Election night special hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez. 7 p.m.
to 1 a.m. ET. The program will include live coverage of the
results as the polls close, on-the-ground reports from across the
country, reactions from across the globe, and running in-depth
analysis and commentary from a wide range of guests.

LIVE BROADCAST SCHEDULE
November 6, 19:00–November 7, 01:00 ET
There will be no scheduled music breaks during this program.

PROMOS
Not currently available.

CONTENT DEPOT
Subscribe to the program: “Democracy Now! Election Night Broadcast 11/6 7:00pm–11/7 01:00am ET”

AUDIO STREAM
http://stream.democracynow.orG:8000/stream-64 (64kbps)

PACIFICA KU & AUDIOPORT
Right channel of the KU and Audioport

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: 20:00pm–22:30 ET only (a clean out will be provided)

FREE SPEECH TV
Full broadcast 19:00–01:00 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: November 7, 01:30 ET
  • MPEG2: November 7, 03:00 ET

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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

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