Political advertising is a key cog of every election as politicians battle to win the people’s vote. What most people ignore is that these ads are often designed to be misleading. This information is published by WRAL. Here is an excerpt:
Election season is upon us with the primary election set for May 17 and the general election held on Nov. 8.
With it, comes all kinds of advertisements from candidates running for political office.
Earlier this month, I received an email from a WRAL News viewer named James.
“Hey Dan, I’m a big fan of what you do with your pieces,” James wrote. “It would be nice to some of us viewers if WRAL could give us a 10 second heads up that a political ad is imminent so we can hit the MUTE button.”
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