Sunday, September 08, 2013
By Stephen Nessen : Reporter, WNYC News
With a crowded democratic mayoral primary and several relatively unknown candidates in other races, mail boxes are being bombarded with campaign flyers. Despite the importance of a robust social media presence direct mail is still a major component of any campaign.
Friday, October 12, 2012
Voters in swing states are enduring a gauntlet of campaign advertising this election season. Reporter Seth Stevenson, who lives in New York City, decided to fly to one of those states (Ohio) and subjected himself to 45 hours of campaign advertising. It wasn't pleasant. Bob spoke with Stevenson, who wrote about the experiment for The New Republic.
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Local television stations, button-makers, and a wool mill in Minnesota—these are just a few of the unlikely beneficiaries of a record year for campaign spending, which has helped certain businesses rebound post-recession.