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    • Building a Business of Politics

    • The Rise of Political Consulting and the Transformation of American Democracy
    • By: Adam Sheingate
    • Narrated by: James Conlan
    • Length: 9 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Political races in the United States rely heavily on highly paid political consultants who carefully curate the images of politicians, advise candidates on polling and analytics, and shape voters' perceptions through marketing and advertising techniques. More than half of the $6 billion spent in the 2012 election went to consultants who controlled virtually every aspect of the campaigns, from polling, fundraising, and media to more novel techniques of social media and micro-targeting.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • confirmed some long held concerns

    • By Haven on 06-06-16

    Regular price: $19.95