MisterDTV – Just to nail down an observation…lots of Americans watched the evenings events unfold. If we had a more ‘nimble’ standard, that was truly portable in nature, think of the numbers that would have been watching!
This fall, Americans not only chose the 44th president of the United States – they also chose broadcasters as their go-to resource for election information. America’s broadcasters played a vital role in the 2012 election, providing viewers with information on candidates and what they could expect at the voting booths, proving the importance of broadcast television in their communities.
From the political conventions to the debates to coverage of the returns on election night, television viewers could watch the road to the White House for free thanks to over-the-air television. More than 37 million Americans turned to broadcast to watch the results of the 2012 presidential election unfold. And in every local community, viewers turned to their favorite stations to get the results of races closer to home, such as board of education seats and congressional members.
In addition to providing live coverage of these important events, many broadcasters…
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