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The Sound of Ideas

Big Bucks for Negative Campaigning

Posted Thursday, November 2, 2006

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So how much money do you think the candidates of the United States have spent in making all those nasty commercials about each other? Would you at least believe the spending ratio is about 10-to-1 mean ads versus positive image spots? We thought you might. But do the ads really help you decide who to vote for, or do they all just paint a more negative image of the entire elections process? We'll talk about negative campaigning Thursday morning at nine on The Sound of Ideas.

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Jo Ingles, Statehouse correspondent; Ed Horowitz, CSU professor journalism; Brooks Jackson, Annenberg Pol. Fact Check

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