Nightline Now to Cover President’s Press Conference Using Twitter

By Jonathan Dube

Mar 24, 2009 8:11am

Tonight, ABC News’ "Nightline" provides in-depth analysis of President Obama’s primetime press conference as part of a new venture on the Web.

"Nightline" will team with ABCNews.com, ABC News Now and Twitter for a
shared conversation to take place online and on television. As Obama
addresses the nation, Web users will be invited to post their reactions
to the president’s press conference on Twitter and have them appear on
ABCNews.com. Additionally, beginning at 8 p.m. ET, ABCNews.com will
live stream ABC News Now’s coverage of the press conference.

Beginning at 9 p.m. ET, "Nightline" correspondent John Donvan
will appear live on ABCNews.com and ABC News Now to respond to viewer
comments, tweets and messages. Viewer reaction will be uploaded onto
the "Nightline" and "Politics" pages of ABCNews.com and discussed
simultaneously on ABC News Now.

Click Here to sign up for Tweets from John Donvan and "Nightline" during the press conference.

ABC News White House correspondent Yunji de Nies and senior political reporter and author of "The Note" Rick Klein will join Donvan in the analysis.

"Nightline" will cover the president’s press conference during the show’s broadcast at 11:35 p.m. ET.

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