TV debates 'influenced youth votes'

election_final_debate_BBC_2.jpg

The televised questioning of the leaders of the three mainstream political parties in the lead-up to the last general election influenced younger voters slightly more than older ones, according to university research.

if you have an account

full-subs-package-LR-resize

Do you want to keep reading?

Register to read five free articles per month

Subscribe and get access to

  • Up to the minute industry news
  • Insight into the latest programme performances
  • Ratings data with viewing trends
  • In-depth news analysis

Access premium content subscribe today

If you have an account you can SIGN IN now