You've seen the Trump show. You're fired. You know the act. Bing bing, bong, bong, bing bing bing. You know what that is, right? But the real Trump record? After inheriting millions, Trump mismanaged his companies into bankruptcy four times. Trump protected his money, but left working folks stuck with the bill. The Washington Post says Trump got rich at the expense of taxpayers, banks, and investors who loaned him money and using government to take private property. That's the real Trump record. He's for Trump, not us.
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 […]