Since moving from Washington D.C. to Ohio to run for Senate, Ted Strickland's been having a tough time. Fellow Democrats say it was a mistake for the Democratic Party to endorse him. Some are doubting his candidacy and preparing to go on the attack. Now, Ted is hiding, refusing to discuss his record of failure that hurt Ohio families and cost Ohio jobs, or his plan to impose higher taxes and burdensome regulations. He's been a ghost. He's not been speaking to any of the issues. Fellow Democrats are saying his campaign seems to be modeled after a stealth aircraft. You can't see him. Pundits say Strickland has been disappointing and invisible on the issues. Ted Strickland. A failed record. Failed ideas for the future. Don't let Retread Ted take Ohio backwards.
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 […]