Today, Adweek announced that nonpartisan debate podcast Intelligence Squared U.S. has won their Podcast of the Year Award for “Best Podcast Event.” The winning episode debated the motion “Coronavirus Will Reshape the World Order in China’s Favor” and marked the nonprofit’s third virtual debate following the shutdown of in-person events this spring.

Listen to the winning episode here and on all podcast platforms: https://www.intelligencesquaredus.org/debate/coronavirus-will-reshape-the-world-order-in-chinas-favor

The award continues a recent streak of wins for Intelligence Squared U.S. Their debate “The Electoral College Has Outlived Its Usefulness” just won three W3 Awards this month and earlier in the year the nonprofit won two Telly Awards for their episode on “The Techonomic Cold War with China.” Their latest episode, just out, debates the motion “The Senate Should Confirm Amy Coney Barrett.”

This Friday evening, Intelligence Squared U.S. continues their series with a debate on the motion “A U.S.-China Space Race Is Good for Humanity,” presented in partnership with Bloomberg Television. Learn more about Friday’s debate and how to tune in here: https://shorefire.com/releases/entry/bloomberg-television-intelligence-squared-u.s.-announce-lineup-for-second-thats-debatable

Award committees aren’t the only ones recognizing Intelligence Squared U.S.’s years of work offering a model for debate done well. Read a new Quartz article on how it could offer a model for future presidential debates: https://qz.com/1915223/what-would-a-trump-biden-virtual-presidential-debate-look-like/

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