Chat Transcript: Targeting the Electorate


October 30, 2012

The campaigns have more information about you then ever before. What are they doing with it?

In The Digital Campaign, the PBS Newshour’s Hari Sreenivasan investigates how the presidential campaigns are using that data, and controversial new tactics, to target voters this election.

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