Vice founder Shane Smith attends the premiere screening for the MTV series <em>The Vice Guide To Everything</em> in New York City in December 2010. Vice's new documentary series on HBO launches Friday.
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A woman views a Mitt Romney campaign ad in September, a month after the launch of an online government database that is supposed to make it easier for the public to see what political ads air in big markets, and how much is spent on them.
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Poke into the obscure corners of the Federal Communications Commission's website, and you can find one of the deepest disclosures in campaign finance.