Groups Try to Cut Flow of Election Bucks

January 2012
Multichannel News;1/23/2012, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p25
The article focuses on the Citizens United decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruling which permits corporations and unions to fund electioneering advertisements for and against political candidates in the run-up to election primaries. As stated, decision was a financial boon to advertising-supported media. It reports that the Sunlight Foundation advocator of open government is proposing a modified version of the DISCLOSE Act to counter the Citizens United decision.


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