PDC conference on digital ads prompts talk of next steps

Commission members recapped what they learned during a Jan. 16 public forum on digital political advertising, “Big Data, Big Dollars: Shining Light on Digital Political Advertising.” The Olympia event featured academic and industry experts from around the country. It drew an audience of dozens to the forum and another 150 viewers who watched the event live on TVW.

Commission Chairman David Ammons said the forum helped educate the Commission on best practices surrounding the regulation of digital political advertising. It also allowed them to meet with their counterparts from California’s Fair Political Practices Commission.

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