Barack Obama addressed the crowd at the DNC last night to accept the party's nomination, and TrèsSugar's Annie Scudder was in the stands with the rest of the audience members listening intently to his speech. Hear her assessment of how he did — and how it might influence election results — in this PopSugar Rush.
Barack Obama took the stage at the Democratic National Convention this evening for his formal acceptance speech to run for another four years in office. The American people themselves were a big focus of his address, and we have a few of the highlights right here — watch!
Michelle Obama took the stage at the Democratic National Convention last night, and people are still talking about her heartwarming speech this morning. TrèsSugar's Annie Scudder is currently at the DNC in North Carolina, where she was in the audience last night for the big address, and she's giving us the lowdown on it and more highlights from the convention in this PopSugar Rush!
Michelle Obama spoke at the Democratic National Convention tonight, touching on how being in the White House has affected her family over the past four years. It was a heartfelt speech, in which Michelle reminisced about their lives before the presidency, and how Barack is still the same guy he was in the early days of their courtship. Check out our recap of Michelle's sweetest moments on stage, and watch her whole speech here now!
"News at 11: I can't do a thing with my hair!" You know, as much as I'm a hater of Fox News, from the perspective of a lady with hairanoia issues of my own, I can relate, Megyn. Who cares that serious news is going on around you at the Democratic National Convention? This cow lick needs tending to, and it needs tending to now! (You gotta love the guy in the background supplying thought bubbles — especially the one about getting more Dippity-Do! Wheeee!)
Each morning news anchors on Fox's Las Vegas affiliate sit in front of very visible McDonald's iced coffee cups, part of a product-placement deal. The fast-food chain sponsors the two-hour morning news-and-lifestyle segment, but instead of commercial breaks, the advertisement happens during the news.
Since advertisement dollars already influence networks, I think the product-placement deal raises some old conflict of interest concerns. The producers say they would pull the cups if they had to report a negative story about McDonald's, just as they would pull a regular commercial. Still, the covertness of the promotion could deceive some viewers not aware that McDonald's paid for the cups' placement.
To find out how political parties are incorporating product placement, and how the industry sees it, read more