The Political TV Ad Archive collects political ads in the 2016 election. In addition to tracking airings across key primary states, the collection includes ads that may air elsewhere or exclusively on social media.
As far as TV news shows were concerned, Hillary Clinton’s most shining moment in the sun while campaigning for the presidency occurred on September 27, 2016, the day after the first presidential debate. On that date, her name was mentioned 4,494 on national network news shows, an all time high over the the entire presidential campaign. That same day, President-elect […]
On the campaign trail, President-elect Donald Trump had harsh words for the media in general and some individual journalists in particular, using words like “scum,” and “sleaze” to describe them. On several occasions, he said he intended to open up libel laws so he could sue journalists and outlets, and indeed he threatened lawsuits when critical stories were published. Many of these speeches […]