TV Gouges Politicians

Saturday, March 24, 2001

This week the U.S. Senate passed a bill that would require broadcasters to provide discounted TV ad rates for political commercials in good time slots. And of course - advertising is generally seen as the culprit that has sent the cost of campaigning soaring. Host Brooke Gladstone talks to Paul Taylor, Executive Director of the Alliance for Better Campaigns, about what he calls Tv’s “gouging of democracy.”

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