Supporter 1: The Green Card came in the mail after two years. The Green Card came in the mail. This is what a Green Card looks like. HRC: I know. It's great. Supporter 2: They're really green. HRC: They're really green! HRC: That's fabulous. Aww! Supporter 1: We've talked so much about DREAMers and one of the things, when, as we started talking about your race, Alberto said, I don't know about many of the candidates. Tell me about who this one is, and who that one is, and why are you so impressed with Hillary Clinton?' And I said, she believes in our DREAMers. She believes in our kids. She believes in healthcare. She believes in retirement security.' And it was like Stop. Okay, I get it! Everyone's gonna get it.
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 […]