We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, ensure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense. The Constitution defines America and it guarantees our rights. The President swears to preserve, protect and defend it. Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion or prohibiting the free exercise thereof. Donald J. Trump is calling for a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States. Or breaching the freedom of the speech or of the press. The Des Moines Register said yesterday that all of its journalists have been barred from attending this event today. The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated. Maybe he should have been roughed up. I will faithfully execute the office of President of the United States and will to the best of my ability. Preserve, protect and defend. Preserve, protect and defend. Preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States. The Constitution of the United States. I don't think Mr. Trump gets the whole Constitution thing.
The Political TV Ad Archive collected and, using innovative open source technology, tracked airings of political ads in key markets the 2016 election cycle.
The collection also linked ads to fact-checks by national fact-checking organizations. In addition to tracking airings across key primary states, the collection includes ads that may air elsewhere or exclusively on social media.
by Katie Donnelly Over the past extremely unpredictable election year, the Internet Archive invented new methods and tools to give journalists, researchers, and the public the power to access, scrutinize, share, and thoroughly fact-check political ads, presidential debates, and TV news broadcasts. Our efforts were designed to help citizens better understand the patterns of political messages designed to persuade them […]
Guest post by Kalev Leetaru Today the Internet Archive announces a new interactive timeline visualization–the Television Explorer–that lets you trace how any keyword–think “emails”, “tax returns”, “alt-right”–has been covered on U.S. television news over the past half-decade. See the Television Explorer, a new tool for exploring TV News. Over the past year and a half, the GDELT Project and the Internet […]