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There’s a debate on whether YouTube is actually a social media platform or more of a streaming platform or content platform.How social media influence 71% consumer buying decisions|Aleh Barysevich|November 20, 2020|Search Engine Watch
Thursday’s ruling in the Harvard case was another development in a debate over admissions that has long stirred passions.Appeals court upholds ruling that Harvard admissions does not discriminate against Asian Americans|Nick Anderson|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
The tension has sparked deeper debates about America’s breakneck shift toward education online.Cheating-detection companies made millions during the pandemic. Now students are fighting back.|Drew Harwell|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
He held a public debate with Elon Musk to discuss aliens and artificial intelligence and starred in an Alibaba-produced martial arts film with some of China’s biggest film stars.Jack Ma is the poster child of Chinese tech. Why is Beijing reining him in—again?|Naomi Xu Elegant|November 7, 2020|Fortune
Whichever side you come down on in the debate, you’re not likely to get a look at “Supernova” soon, but it’s something to keep in mind if early handicapping of the Oscar race is your game.
Lubetsky explained that students who found Cruz combative may have simply been seeing what made Cruz so successful as a debater.Ted Cruz at Princeton: Creepy, Sometimes Well Liked, and Exactly the Same|Patricia Murphy|August 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Obama “won” the debate because he appeared to be the more aggressive debater.Brett O’Donnell: Obama Wins Third Debate, but Romney Wins Debate War|Brett O’Donnell|October 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He never faced a good debater in 2008 in McCain, and the Dem primary was a whole other animal.
And audiences almost always judge who they believe to be the more aggressive debater as the victor.Mitt Romney Offense Trumped Barack Obama Defense in Presidential Debate|Brett O’Donnell|October 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
When you haven't been in the cross-fire of a smart debater, you panic in the moment.
Three years in opposition gave him a great reputation as a quick and ready debater.A Butterfly on the Wheel|Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
It is often as much an advantage to a debater to dispose of objections as it is to establish his own case.English: Composition and Literature|W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
We should be inclined to rank him as one of the greatest orators, and the very greatest debater, of the House of Commons.
Then Harringay rose after the manner of the debater who is conscious that he is going to say the popular thing.The Gold Bat|P. G. Wodehouse
He was not much known outside of Illinois, except as a skilful debater and stump orator.Beacon Lights of History, Volume XII|John Lord