Third-Party Dollars Spent on Deceptive Ads: Update Through 11/6/2012

From 4/10/2012 through 11/6/2012, an estimated $68,328,770 was spent on third party ads containing at least one claim considered deceptive by fact-checking organizations. This number represents 21.87% of dollars spent on third party presidential television advertising since then. From Kantar Media CMAG-Calculating Television Rates to Determine Dollars Spent*Estimates based on figures provided by Kantar Media […]

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In Election’s Closing Days, Ad Campaign Urges Battleground Stations to Reject Deceptive Outside Group Ads and Increase On-Air and Online Fact Checking

To remind radio and TV stations in battleground markets of their right to reject deceptive outside group ads and to thank those that have been fact checking deceptive political content, FlackCheck.org, a project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center (APPC), will spend $40,000 airing a version of this radio ad (transcript below) across 10 battleground […]

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Third-Party Dollars Spent on Deceptive Ads: Update Through 10/19/2012

From 4/10/2012 to 10/19/2012, an estimated $42,333,400 has been spent on third party ads containing at least one claim considered deceptive by fact-checking organizations. This number represents 24.9% of dollars spent on third party presidential television advertising since then.   From Kantar Media CMAG-Calculating Television Rates to Determine Dollars Spent*Estimates based on figures provided by […]

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Third-Party Dollars Spent on Deceptive Ads: Update Through 10/9/2012

From 4/10/2012 to 10/9/2012, an estimated $40,841,180 has been spent on third party ads containing at least one claim considered deceptive by fact-checking organizations. This number represents 26.5% of dollars spent on third party presidential television advertising since then. From Kantar Media CMAG-Calculating Television Rates to Determine Dollars Spent*Estimates based on figures provided by Kantar […]

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The Public Still has a Lot to Learn About the 2012 Presidential Race but Those Who Seek out Fact Checking on the Internet Know More

With a little over a month to go before Election Day, the public has a lot to learn about the 2012 presidential race according to a national telephone survey of 1,522[1] adults 18 years of age or older conducted by Social Science Research Solutions (SSRS) for the Annenberg Public Policy Center (APPC) of the University […]

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Third-Party Dollars Spent on Deceptive Ads: Update Through 9/20/2012

From 4/10/2012 to 9/20/2012, an estimated $29,222,440 has been spent on third party ads containing at least one claim considered deceptive by fact-checking organizations. This number represents 27.8% of dollars spent on third party presidential television advertising since then. Third-Party Dollars Spent on Deceptive Ads* Super PACs Estimated Spending from 4/10/12 through 9/20/2012 Total ESTIMATED […]

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Third-Party Dollars Spent on Deceptive Ads: Update Through 9/13/2012

From 12/1/11 to 9/13/12, an estimated $63,589,170 has been spent on ads containing at least one claim considered deceptive by fact-checking organizations. Third-Party Dollars Spent on Deceptive Ads*^ Super PAC Estimated Spending from 12/1/2011 through 9/13/2012 Restore Our Future $21,379,570 Priorities USA Action $4,466,210 Winning Our Future $536,530 Red White and Blue Fund $364,580 501(c)(4) […]

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Third-Party Dollars Spent on Deceptive Ads: Update Through 8/31/12

From 12/1/11 to 8/3/12, an estimated $55,372,290 has been spent on ads containing at least one claim considered deceptive by fact-checking organizations.

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Third-Party Dollars Spent on Deceptive Ads: Update Through 8/3/12

From 12/1/11 to 8/3/12, an estimated $55,372,290 has been spent on ads containing at least one claim considered deceptive by fact-checking organizations.

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