Posts Tagged ‘campaign ads in newscasts’


Do Campaign Ads Belong in Network Newscasts?, AP Asks DePauw Prof.

Greencastle, Ind. — “It can be confusing and, more importantly, distracting to the news coverage” when campaign advertisements appear within the commercial breaks of network newscasts, says Bob Steele. DePauw University’s Eugene S. Pulliam Distinguished Visiting Professor of Journalism is quoted in an Associated Press story which notes, “Ads supporting a candidate for office are […]

Originally posted: September 29, 2008