Saturday, August 25, 2012
Cable news outlets hope to draw audiences away from the networks with convention coverage, due to the networks' more limited coverage, while YouTube wants to draw people away from their TVs with all manner of election-related streaming and online video. Local news is said to best mirror voter composition, and voters still rely on traditional media most during election season. David Frum sees big challenges for cable news. Ann Romney's speech has been moved to Tuesday to accommodate the networks.