[eDebate] Net neutrality public debate - live Friday 2 p.m.

gordonm+ at pitt.edu gordonm+
Thu Feb 22 12:40:08 CST 2007

William Pitt Debating Union debaters Michael Mangus, Melissa Mistretta and
Guy Risko will be joining Hal Singer, President of Criterion Economics,
and Art Brodsky, Communications Director for Public Knowledge, in a public
debate on the question "Should Congress guarantee net neutrality?" this
Friday, February 23, 2007 from 2-3 p.m. (eastern time) in the University
of Pittsburgh's Sennott Hall.

The debate will feature the Pittsburgh format, where student speakers are
paired with prominent invited experts. Professor Gordon Mitchell, Director
of Debate at the University of Pittsburgh, will moderate.

A live Internet feed of the debate can be accessed from

If this link proves troublesome, an alternate link can be found by visiting

On the left side, scroll down to the bottom of the page to see the
?Computer Science? link.

A media advisory for the event is here:

A promotional flier is here:

Special kudos to student debaters Michael Mangus and Guy Risko, who will
be going straight from the debate to compete at the NDT District VII
qualifier tournament this weekend.



Gordon R. Mitchell
Associate Professor of Communication / Director of Debate
University of Pittsburgh
CL 1117, 4200 Fifth Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Phone: (412) 624-8531
Fax: (412) 624-1878

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