SRI resources: Campaign Funding

Resources for Reporting on Super PACs

The Citizens United Supreme Court drastically altered the way the 2012 presidential campaign. Big money from so-called Super PACs flooded the airwaves with ads whose sponsors were sometimes unclear. The rules have changed and campaign planning and strategy had to figure out how to play by these new rules. The fallout is still to be seen. Even post-election, there is much for journalists to learn. Resources on this page will enable journalists to explore and explain complex issues around campaign finance.

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