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AdVentors - Election 2016 and Advertising

  • Arts and Letters 102 2315 North Kenmore Avenue Chicago, IL, 60614 United States (map)

Regardless of who we are voting for, we must acknowledge this is not a normal election cycle. This meeting will not be about ideology and who I (Gary) or AdVentors believes you should support.

We will discuss money and advertising. Maybe our industry depends on dark money to function. What effects does little spending on Trump's part have on small and local news outlets who depend on advertising spending to function. Is Clinton helping by spending millions of dollars? Where does money for advertising come from?

I am currently enrolled in a money and politics class, where we analyze the effects of campaign spending and the decline of journalism. I would like to share these facts with you, because the ad industry has much more real power than you think in moving this county in one direction or another.