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Congressional drama became must-see TV recently on C-SPAN, calling into question the limits normally placed on its cameras.

Updated: January 20, 2023
Issue overview A recent dramatic — and televised — voting cycle for America’s new speaker of the House highlighted C-SPAN, a nonprofit cable channel that has been broadcasting live (and also unedited) footage from the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives since 1979. In “Democracy in action or ‘C-SPAN gaze’: The cases for and […]
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