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House to Consider Limits on Microtargeting of Online Political Ads
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Facebook’s Political Ad Policies Demand Greater Scrutiny
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Facebook has shown itself willing and able to address Covid-19 misinformation, but unwilling to tackle disinformation from politicians on topics that could have serious implications for our democracy and the public interest.
Protecting Democracy During the Infodemic During the Pandemic
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Beyond its potentially disastrous consequences for public health, disinformation about the pandemic has become a weapon for organized political actors.
Analysis: Keystone Advocates Have Spent $611 on Lobbying for Every $1 by Opponents
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Advocates of the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline have spent more than 600 times the amount on lobbying over the last year than its opponents have mustered.
Campaign Funding in Silicon Valley: Spotlight on Mountain View
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In 2018, the average elected candidate in Mountain View raised just $23,000, less than half of the $63,000 brought in by the average elected Palo Alto city council candidate that year
As Most of Country Hunkers Down, Candidates Step Up Facebook Ad Spending
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The three presidential contenders who were still in the race at the end of March have spent almost half their total on Facebook ads during the first three months of the year.
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