negative campaign ads

  • May 1, 2014  

    As 2014 midterm election kicks off, there are 20 percent more positive political TV ads than during the cycle two years ago. To understand the slight shift away from mudslinging, Judy Woodruff talks with ad-maker and consultant John Brabender and John Geer of Vanderbilt University. Continue reading

  • August 16, 2012  

    Pew Research Center’s Project For Excellence in Journalism released a report that found the Obama campaign posts on social media platforms four times more than the Romney campaign. Judy Woodruff talks to the Daily Download’s Lauren Ashburn and Howard Kurtz, who say more engagement doesn’t guarantee a two-way conversation. Continue reading