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TV Political Files Disappoint Public Interest Groups

When the Federal Communications Commission required TV stations in the top 50 markets to move their political disclosure files online just in time for the election, public interest groups were elated.

Adweek’s Digital Guide to Election Apps and Sites

If the 2008 election cycle was dominated by the blog, then 2012 will most surely be the cycle defined by digital. Be it through apps, dashboards, social streams, livestream videos or interactive charts, publishers, candidates and media outlets are looking to make their mark in the digital space and cover the presidential race.

Public Interest Groups Prepare to Review TV Political Ad Files

Public interest groups are practically salivating that starting today TV stations must begin posting online political disclosure files containing information about who is spending what in the 2012 election.

Are Kirsten Gillibrand and John Boehner’s Deleted Tweets Off Limits?

There's been significant media coverage and buzz over the past 24 hours surrounding Politwoops, a service from the Sunlight Foundation which purports to aggregate politicians' deleted tweets. Sure sounds fun. But does it violate Twitter's Terms of Service?