Leading Ohio newspapers agree. Ted Strickland was a failed governor. The Columbus Dispatch said Strickland was in over his head. The Cleveland Plain Dealer once said Strickland did an appalling job and that timidity was his real undoing. Even Democrats say Strickland is yesterday's news. Now Ohio editorial writers are saying the following. Strickland should get out and stay out, calling his senate candidacy a sorry statement, and a retread that signals the death of the Democratic Party. They say it's difficult to imagine that Ohioans wouldn't want to hang onto Portman, calling Strickland yesterday's bad news. Under Ted Strickland, Ohio lost more than 350,000 jobs. Ted Strickland was a lousy governor. He'd be a worse senator. Don't let Retread Ted take Ohio backwards again.
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 […]