ProPublica: Best Reporting on Campaign Cash and Media

ProPublica’s reporting on campaign financing and influence has been outstanding. Their “Free the Files” app has volunteers all over the country reviewing now-public files to show who pays for ads on local television stations in swing markets. Their PAC  Track shows where SuperPACs are spending and why.

Anticipating tonight’s screening of “Rich Media, Poor Democracy” (7 p.m. at Gonzaga University Campus, College Hall, Room 101)  enjoy this short from ProPublica’s more creative minds: