Debates Commission Partners With MySpace To

09/06/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Ted Johnson Variety

When Barack Obama and John McCain engage in their presidential debates, online viewers will be able to track issues, embed videos, submit questions, offer polling answers -- in short, engage in just about every online innovation offered this election cycle.

MySpace and the Commission on Presidential Debates will announce a partnership today for a series of interactive features for the upcoming forums, to be featured on a new website called Mydebates.org.

"For the first time in American history, viewers of the debates will be empowered to watch the event in real time online and review candidate responses on demand," MySpace CEO Chris DeWolfe said in a statement.

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