This year, you don’t have to go very far. Viewers won’t have to rely on television for election coverage. The toughest decision you may have is choosing one.
Twitter will be joining forces with BuzzFeed for its election night coverage. BuzzFeed’s “Election Night Live” stream will be accessible at election.twitter.com and BuzzFeed’s social media accounts. The live stream also will be available via the Twitter app and devices like Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and XBOX one.
FiveThirtyEight, a website known for data analysis, will be monitoring exit polls and evaluating returns as they come in. The site also will focus on breaking news as it happens. FiveThirtyEight.com will conduct a live Election Day blog and will host an hourly Facebook live stream with state-by-state updates that will be available on ABC News Digital. FiveThiryEight founder, Nate Silver will provide live on-air commentary on ABC News.
NowThis, an online video network, will begin its “No Sleep Til POTUS” Facebook live stream at noon ET, from the NowThis studios and remote locations around New York City. The live stream will be hosted by comedian Jordan Carlos.
OZY Media, a digital magazine, and Wired, an online and print magazine, have partnered up for election night coverage until 12 a.m. on OZY.com, Wired.com and Facebook Live. The program will feature scheduled guest former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.
City & State, a media company that focuses only on New York state and local government politics, will be live blogging New York’s election results.
TV stations from around the country are partnering with Facebook to produce a 15-minute Facebook Live video focused on the presidential election. The videos are featured on Facebook’s “Election 2016” with the hashtag #50states.