Thursday, August 21, 2014

Rick Dean: "Statewide Radio Network Hosting Gubernatorial, Senate Debates" @ Topeka Capital Journal


A single debate next to a carnival, broadcast from a station owned till the mid-nineties by Gov. Brownback's in-laws, and "moderated" by commodity market announcers sponsored mostly by agrochemical advertisements.

[Excerpt]   The Kansas gubernatorial and U.S. Senate candidate debates, both scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 6 at the Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson, will be broadcast live over a statewide radio network, officials at WIBW 580 Radio announced Wednesday.

The debate among candidates for Kansas governor is scheduled for 10 a.m., with the U.S. Senate debate to follow at 11. The debates will be conducted in the Bretz & Young Injury Lawyers Arena, according to the official Kansas State Fair schedule. ... [End of Excerpt]

Read more at the Topeka Capital Journal.

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