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.