Michael Bennet and the Washington talking heads just bobble on. Let's restrict anyone that's been a congressman, senior staff member or key government official from being a lobbyist for 47 years after service. And if you're caught lobbying, you're gonna go to prison. And not some white-collar Club Med. No, we're talking Rikers Island. 10 years. Hard time. People get on the ferris wheel, collect the money, stay on K Street, enrich themselves and their special interest, and never get off. Ultimately to make themselves filthy rich. We've gotta stop this neverending ride by implementing behavioral-changing legislation. Taking this action can substantially change the self-serving attitude that dominates Washington at the expense of taxpaying Americans. It's time to end this rip off. I'm Robert Blaha, candidate for U.S. Senate and I approved this message.
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 […]