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    Robert Mann on the History of Presidential Campaign Commercials

    Robert Mann, professor at Louisiana State University’s School of Mass Communication and the author of Daisy Petals and Mushroom Clouds: LBJ, Barry Goldwater, and the Ad That Changed American Politics talked…

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    Newsmakers with Ellen Weintraub

    Federal Election Commission Chair Ellen Weintraub talked about the money being raised for the 2020 elections, political ads, “microtargeting,” and the functioning of the FEC itself during a…

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    Alan Miller on Misinformation and Campaign 2018

    News Literacy founder and CEO Alan Miller talked about the organization’s campaign to encourage fact checking and decrease the spread of misinformation. This segment included clips from…

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    Steve McMahon and Todd Harris on 2018 Political Ads

    Democratic Strategist Steve McMahon and Republican Strategist Todd Harris talked about the best and worst political ads of the 2018 cycle.

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    Impact of Political Campaign Ads

    The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive at the University of Oklahoma is an internationally recognized source for political research. Lisa Henry, archivist and curator, shared its history and…

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    Presidential Politics with John Anderson

    Former Representative John Anderson (R-IL), an Independent presidential candidate in the 1980 election, talked about presidential politics. Video clips were shown, including political…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on the question, “Should there be more regulation of political ads and social media?” The question relates to congressional hearings…

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    Meredith McGehee on Regulating Political Ads on Social Media

    Meredith McGehee talked about efforts in Congress that would mandate greater disclosure of political ads that run on large internet platforms such as Facebook and Twitter.

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    Open Phones on 2016 Presidential Election

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the 2016 presidential election after a campaign rally for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in Philadelphia. The two-minute closing ads released by the Clinton and Trump campaigns were shown. The Clinton ad,…

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    Arizona Senate Campaign Ads

    Four ads were shown from the campaigns for the U.S. Senate seat between incumbent Senator John McCain (R) and U.S. Representative Ann Kirkpatrick (D). The McCain campaign ad, “A Choice Between Two Very Different Candidates,”…

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    Clinton and Republican Party Campaign Ads

    Two presidential campaign ads were shown. The Clinton campaign ad, “Latino Voters Have the Power to Stop Trump,” released November 3, featured soundbites from Donald Trump juxtaposed with video of Latino…

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    Presidential Campaign Ads

    Two presidential campaign ads were shown. The Clinton campaign ad, “Roar,” released November 5, 2016, featured Katy Perry singing her song, “Roar.” The Trump campaign ad, “Unfit,” was…

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    Presidential Campaign Ads

    Two presidential campaign ads were shown. The Clinton campaign ad, “Samy,” released November 5, 2016, featured a disabled boy named Samy, talking about Donald Trump’s statements regarding a disabled…

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    Trump Presidential Campaign Ad

    The Trump presidential campaign ad, “Donald Trump’s Argument for America,” released November 4, 2016, was a two-minute ad.

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    Clinton Presidential Campaign Ads

    Two presidential campaign ads from the Clinton campaign Web site, “The Briefing,” were shown. The Web video “Rewind” was posted November 4, 2016. The Web video “Temperament” was posted…

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    Senate Races in 2016

    James Arkin discussed the latest developments in several 2016 Senate races, focusing on those remaining a toss-up heading into Election Day. Two ads were shown from several Senate races. In Pennsylvania, the ad “Unthinkable,” against Katie McGinty (D), was released by the…

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    Presidential Campaign Ads

    Two campaign ads were shown. The Democratic National Committee ad “A Good Send-Off,” released November 4, 2016, encourages voters to give President Obama a “good send-off” by electing Hillary Clinton.…

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    Presidential Campaign Ads

    Two presidential campaign ads were shown. The Trump campaign ad, “Unfit,” was released November 3, 2016. The Clinton campaign ad, “Mirrors,” was released September 23, 2016.

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    Clinton and Republican Party Campaign Ads

    Three campaign ads released November 2, 2016, were shown. The Clinton campaign ad attacking the Republican presidential nominee, “We Are America,” featured soundbites from Donald Trump juxtaposed with photos of…

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    Presidential Campaign Ads

    Three presidential campaign ads were shown. The Clinton campaign ad, “27 Million Strong,” released November 2, 2016, was targeted at the estimated 27 million eligible Latino voters in the United States. The Trump…

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