Tag: political spending

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Microsoft and Barnes & Noble team up in e-book venture for Windows (PaidContent) 2. Local TV stations must post data about political advertising online, FCC says (The Wrap TV) 3. Pass the popcorn: Spending on home entertainment on the rise […] more »

by Mark Hannah

Two years ago, the Supreme Court decided in Citizens United vs. the Federal Election Committee that unlimited political campaign spending by corporations and wealthy individuals was permissible under the First Amendment. To people who believed that moneyed interests already had an outsized influence on the electoral process, the decision was chilling. The ruling provided only […] more »