Ecuador: YouTube and Second Round Elections

Cristian Espinosa shows how journalist Carlos Vera of Ecuavisa is taking advantage of YouTube [ES] to draw attention to video clips that might have been otherwise missed by voters in next month's second round elections. The first video [ES], which shows millionaire candidate Alvaro Noboa paying off a supporter run over by his caravan, has already been watched nearly 5,000 times. His competitor, Rafael Correa, doesn't get off the hook easy, however, as Vera produces a video clip [ES] in which Correa seemingly defends the economic model of Venezuela's Hugo Chavez.


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