Topic: political ad revenue
In battleground states, a deluge of campaign cash transforms local TV markets like Roanoke, Va.
By Sam Thielman on Oct. 22, 2012 - 12:00 AM EDT
Roanoke, Va., makes up half of the 68th-largest DMA in the country, and while it’s just a four-hour drive from Washington, D.C., it may as well be a world away.…
Thanks to super PACs and Hulu's popularity, candidates are spending money, and the site is cashing in
By Sam Thielman on Oct. 1, 2012 - 12:02 AM EDT
Candidates looking to boost their campaign profile this election season are betting on Hulu. The network’s political ad revenue grew by a whopping 718 percent over 2008, per Hulu; the…