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General Election 2010: Polling day, Twitter and real time map

General Election 2010: Polling day, Twitter and real time map

[ 0 ] May 4, 2022

It’s only 2 more days away, the General Election 2010 takes place this Thursday May 6 and with social media more to the fore than ever before in politics there is a venture taking place to mark the millions of people voting at the polls.

General Election 2010: Most ignored story of the campaign -  Philippa Stroud?

General Election 2010: Most ignored story of the campaign - Philippa Stroud?

[ 5 ] May 4, 2022

Now here’s a thing that’s curious to say the least. In this General Election where social media has supposedly been one of the biggest influences on voters, changing the way that people are thinking about political campaigning, isn’t it odd that one of the biggest stories on Twitter at present, has hardly had a [...]

General Election 2010: Final leaders' debate

General Election 2010: Final leaders’ debate

[ 2 ] April 28, 2022

The General Election 2010 draws nearer and tomorrow evening (Thursday) sees the final live televised leaders’ debate, this time broadcast on the BBC between 8:30 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. It will be hosted by David Dimbleby and held this time around in the Midlands.

General Election 2010: Second leaders' debate - How did it go?

General Election 2010: Second leaders’ debate - How did it go?

[ 1 ] April 22, 2022

Tonight saw the second live televised leaders’ debate for the General Election 2010, broadcast on Sky News, and what a debate it was, a far better all around experience than the previous leaders’ debate last week. It all looked better from the off as the set was far less distracting than last week’s 70’s [...]

General Election: Second live leaders' debate on Sky tonight

General Election: Second live leaders’ debate on Sky tonight

[ 6 ] April 22, 2022

Tonight (Thursday) it’s time for the second General Election live leaders debate, this time being televised on Sky News. The debate will be televised between 8:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. and followed with another Sky debate about how things went for each of the leaders, Gordon Brown, David Cameron and Nick Clegg.

Leaders TV debate: Online, Twitter & Facebook - first reactions

Leaders TV debate: Online, Twitter & Facebook - first reactions

[ 7 ] April 15, 2022

The Internet, including Twitter and Facebook, was certainly agog with anticipation of the first live televised leader’s debate this evening, in the run up to the General Election 2010. Before it started being broadcast on ITV, the ITV online site devoted to the programme was buzzing with people looking forward to the debate and [...]

General Election live TV leaders' debate - tracked by Facebook & Twitter

General Election live TV leaders’ debate - tracked by Facebook & Twitter

[ 4 ] April 15, 2022

Tonight we shall see the first ever live televised leaders’ debate for a General Election. The broadcast will be shown on ITV between 8:30 p.m and 10p.m. and hosted by Alastair Stewart, featuring of course all 3 main party leaders, Gordon Brown, David Cameron and Nick Clegg.

General Election 2010: BBC wants you to 'Join In'

General Election 2010: BBC wants you to ‘Join In’

[ 4 ] April 6, 2022

The General Election 2010 was officially confirmed today for May 6th by Gordon Brown. This date had been well-known for some time although not official, so the pundits were not disappointed in today’s announcement. For those of you interested in technology and social media you will be well aware of the impact [...]