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NBC News
'Politwoops' Is Back to Embarrass Tweeting PoliticiansIt's an election year, if you hadn't heard, and that means it's time for social
'Politwoops' Is Back to Embarrass Tweeting Politicians
NBC News / Posted 3 days ago
It's an election year, if you hadn't heard, and that means it's time for social media gaffes — particularly on Twitter. But such embarrassing tweets are often deleted within minutes — which is why, after a brief hiatus, a site called Politwoops will... Read more
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TechCrunch
U.S. Version Of Politwoops Comes Back Online To Track Politicians’ Deleted TweetsPolitwoops, a service that tracks politicians’ deleted tweets in an effort to h
U.S. Version Of Politwoops Comes Back Online To Track Politicians’ Deleted Tweets
TechCrunch / Posted 3 days ago
Politwoops, a service that tracks politicians’ deleted tweets in an effort to hold elected officials accountable for the statements they make on social media, is now back online in the U.S. The restoration of the service, announced today by the... Read more
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The Hill
Group restarts tool tracking deleted tweets of US politiciansThe Sunlight Foundation's tool to catch and save the deleted tweets of lawmaker
Group restarts tool tracking deleted tweets of US politicians
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
The Sunlight Foundation's tool to catch and save the deleted tweets of lawmakers and political candidates is back online in the United States. In late December, Twitter came to an agreement with a group of transparency groups to allow the tool,... Read more
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Salon.com
The system is just this rigged: The Kochs, Citizens United and the real reason why corrupt big money must be kicked out of politicsrecently reported that President Obama is considering issuing an executive orde
The system is just this rigged: The Kochs, Citizens United and the real reason why corrupt big money must be kicked out of politics
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
recently reported that President Obama is considering issuing an executive order that requires federal contractors to disclose their political expenditures. Up to 70 percent of Fortune 100 companies would be affected, according to Public Citizen’s... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
FCC not doing enough to restore faith in democracyHundreds of millions of dollars are likely to be poured into political ads narr
FCC not doing enough to restore faith in democracy
Daily Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
Hundreds of millions of dollars are likely to be poured into political ads narrated by ominous voices and designed to influence voters' ballot choices. Some commercials, paid for by campaigns, will conclude with candidates saying they approve the... Read more
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Philly.com
Money talks in electionsThe Citizens United ruling left the door open for better disclosure of politica
Money talks in elections
Philly.com / Posted 8 days ago
The Citizens United ruling left the door open for better disclosure of political donations, but reformers in Congress have been unable to climb over Republican opposition to get a better law passed. At least Obama thought the problem was important... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 9 days ago
Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad: The Los Angeles Times on passports of sex offenders: After rousing themselves from the 30-plus-year bad trip that was... Read more
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The Manila Times
Filipinos should know whose money politicians are usingFebruary 3, 2016 10:12 pm The presidential candidates are Jejomar Binay, Miria
Filipinos should know whose money politicians are using
The Manila Times / Posted 9 days ago
February 3, 2016 10:12 pm The presidential candidates are Jejomar Binay, Miriam Defensor Santiago, Mar Roxas, Grace Poe and Rodrigo Duterte. Except for Senator Miriam Santiago, all of them have... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Americans should know who's behind TV campaign ads (The Seattle TimesThe following editorial appeared in The Seattle Times on Feb. 2: Television wa
Americans should know who's behind TV campaign ads (The Seattle Times
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 10 days ago
The following editorial appeared in The Seattle Times on Feb. 2: Television watchers need to brace themselves for the worst this election season. Hundreds of millions of dollars are likely to be poured into political ads narrated by ominous voices... Read more
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TribLIVE
Access to political ads data eased – TribLIVE.com Neighborhoods WASHINGTON — Federal regulators voted Thursday
Access to political ads data eased
TribLIVE / Posted 14 days ago
– TribLIVE.com Neighborhoods WASHINGTON — Federal regulators voted Thursday to give the public easier access to data about advertising spending by presidential candidates and other political campaigns, requiring... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
FCC says pay TV providers and radio stations must put political ad spending information onlineFederal regulators on Thursday voted to give the public easier access to data a
FCC says pay TV providers and radio stations must put political ad spending information online
Los Angeles Times / Posted 15 days ago
Federal regulators on Thursday voted to give the public easier access to data about advertising spending by presidential candidates and other political campaigns, requiring pay-TV providers and radio stations to post the information on an Internet... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Follow Trump ad spending at FCC, but bring spreadsheet, patienceRadio stations and cable TV will soon need to disclose online the political ad
Follow Trump ad spending at FCC, but bring spreadsheet, patience
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 16 days ago
Radio stations and cable TV will soon need to disclose online the political ad spending of Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and other candidates - but don't expect instant clarity. The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday is set to bring other... Read more
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The Advocate
Opening government in the courthousesSome people say the observation deck is the most popular attraction at the Stat
Opening government in the courthouses
The Advocate / Posted 26 days ago
Some people say the observation deck is the most popular attraction at the State Capitol. Maybe, but the most crowded is the hallway where Huey Long was gunned down in September 1935 by a constituent angry, if the official story is to be believed,... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Where To Be On The Web During The State Of The Union AddressLike millions of Americans you might be dual-screening it for the State of the
Where To Be On The Web During The State Of The Union Address
Fast Company Magazine / Posted a month ago
Like millions of Americans you might be dual-screening it for the State of the Union address tonight. That is, keeping one eye on the TV and one eye on the interwebs. The TV experience is pretty much static: Punditry, punditry, punditry, president... Read more
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