Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Australia's first political leaders' Twitter debate happening in NSW at 11.15am

According to the Sydney Morning Herald article, Twitter debate for NSW leaders Keneally, O'Farrell and Rhiannon, NSW's political leaders will stage Australia's first political leadership debate via Twitter this morning at 11.15am.

Featuring NSW Premier Kristina Keneally from the Labor party, Opposition Leader Barry O'Farrell from the Liberal party and Greens party leader Lee Rhiannon and moderated by Channel 9's Kevin Wilde, the debate will be tagged under the hashtag #penrithdebate.

The leaders will be taking questions from the public using the same hashtag.

Note that you don't need to be a Twitter user to watch the debate, although to ask a question or comment you will need an account.

It will also be possible to simply follow the leaders and moderator via Tallyroom.

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