Twas the night before Christmas and liberals were smiling, free phones and health care Santa Obama was conniving. With American jobs scarce what better way to show care, than to sprinkle good citizens with the hope of welfare. But Clinton's people were anxious, and frigid, cold as ice worried the democratic playbook needed much much more spice. Hillary's top henchmen yelled at her high-priced attorney, what will it take to stop this crazy old man named Bernie. Let's promise the incredible, new programs and big dreams, put costs and worry aside we're going to extremes. Free college, food and housing, there's no room for criticism, we are democrats and we believe in socialism , so remember this Christmas when you gather round the tree, shiny Washington handouts are most certainly not free, and if by chance you whisper into the real Santa's ear, ask for one simple wish get the liberals out of here.
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 […]