Today, US presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will meet for their first debate. Here's how to tune in for free online. The debate begins at 11:00AM AEST. Host of NBC's Nightly News Lester Holt will be moderating the debate. Today, all the questions will come from the moderator, but Facebook will be collecting questions throughout today's debate for the next presidential debate on October 9.
Here are some of the easiest ways to watch online:
- Watch on YouTube via streaming partners NBC News, Bloomberg Politics or the Washington Post (embedded above).
- Watch Bloomberg TV's coverage via Twitter.
- Watch ABC News's coverage via Facebook.
Nearly every media site is covering the event, so you can pick which network you want to watch on. Note, while all of the following networks will have a live stream, some may require a US pay TV subscription:
- ABC News
- BuzzFeed News
- CBS News
- CNN Go
- Fox News
- Huffington Post
- NBC News
- Wall Street Journal
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If you have your own Samsung Gear VR or Oculus Rift and want to watch the debates in the most novel way possible, AltspaceVR is also offering a virtual reality stream of the debate. So you really do have more choices than ever. Just keep in mind how your choice of media coverage can affect how you perceive the debates.