Good Question: When Did Political Advertising On TV Start?Many of you have written us to share your, let's call it, distaste for all of the political ads on television. They're nothing new. So, Cheri from McGregor wanted to know: When did television political advertising start?
McFadden Rebuts Franken Ad Portraying Him As Ruthless BusinessmanRepublican U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden is hitting back against a campaign ad that portrays him as a ruthless businessman.
Good Question: How Do Negative Ads Work?Very few people say they like all the negative campaign commercials that hit the airways this past September. In fact, most people will tell you negative political ads turn them off. But, for decades, campaigns have spent millions using attack ads. Earlier this year, Kantar Media CMAG found spending on negative ads outpaced spending on positive ads 15-1 since 2010.
Do Negative Political Ads Affect The Way You Vote?
John Willlliams 8-13-10