Political Advertising

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Mon September 24, 2012

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Sat September 22, 2012
Presidential Race

Warring Political Ads: One Community's Experience

Originally published on Sat September 22, 2012 8:35 am

Transcript

SCOTT SIMON, HOST:

If you live in a swing state, the political ads on TV right now are inescapable, and they're only going to get more intense in the seven weeks before Election Day. NPR's Ari Shapiro wanted to see the impact that all this advertising's having on one community. He's been in Colorado Springs for the last week reporting a pair of stories that will air on Morning Edition and All Things Considered on Monday. Ari joins us now. Thanks so much for being with us.

ARI SHAPIRO, BYLINE: Hi, Scott.

SIMON: How deep and profound is this impact?

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10:04am

Thu September 20, 2012

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Wed September 19, 2012
Politics

Colorado Airwaves Swimming in Political Ads, Study Finds

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A new analysis of political ad spending in the Denver television market finds campaigns and superPACs combined will spend nearly $20 million between August 2nd and the election.

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10:55am

Wed August 29, 2012
Politics

As Political Conventions Take Over Primetime, Campaigns Head Online

A screen capture of an 'in-stream ad' for Mitt Romney on YouTube.
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  • Nathan Heffel reporting for Morning Edition

As the Republican National Convention takes over prime time TV this week, and the Democratic National Convention starts next week, politics are clearly in the spotlight. Political campaigns are flooding broadcast television, but they’re also diving deeper into social media to find perspective voters.

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