The return of a 100% televoting semi-final brings upon its advantages, along with its faults. What can we learn from the last time such a semifinal was utilized?
In the month following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, we saw several organizations hesitate on punishing the country before slowly isolating it from the world. The IOC and the EBU have similar apolitical goals in history, though foiled due to soft power ambitions and war. Can these be compromised in the future?