Almost every element of the ad's a lie. Senator Rand Paul says conservatives are lying about his record, but where does he really stand? Do you still think Iran is not a threat as you said in 2007? Yeah, 2007 was a long time ago. He keeps trying to explain it away. The ad is basically trying to say that your policies are similar to that are for of Obama, it's dangerous to the United States, and your siding with Obama. You know, things do change over time. I was campaigning to help my father at the time. But the truth is out there. I'm one of the senators who's in favor of negotiations with Iran. You know, it's ridiculous to think that they're a threat to our national security. Our national security is not threatened by Iran having one nuclear weapon. Tell Rand Paul to stop siding with Obama. Because even one Iranian bomb would be a disaster.
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 […]