Source:1574Michael Beckel; Julie Bykowicz; Robert Faturechi
Affiliation:The Center for Public Integrity; the Associated Press; ProPublica
Here’s one prediction about the 2016 election that’s guaranteed to be true: There will be attack ads, lots of attack ads. Who is behind these ads, however, is not always clear. Panelists will offer tips on how to investigate any and all groups that pop up and start running political ads. They will also outline how to examine the consultants who are cashing in and making big bucks — regardless of their candidates winning or losing. Put these practices to use while covering any election, from dogcatcher to president.