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Internet Archive Data Fuels Journalists’ Analyses Of How TV News Shows Covered Prez Debate

January 01, 1970 | Political TV Ad Archive | News
The presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on September 26 drew an audience of 84 million, shattering records. It was also a first for the Internet Archive, which made data publicly available, for free, on how TV news shows covered the debate. These data, generated by the Duplitron, the open source tool used to generate counts of ad airings for the Political TV Ad Archive, also is able to track coverage of specific video clips by TV news shows.
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