Political Bloggers Will Have To Disclose Secret Funding Under Rules State Campaign Regulators Consider Today
CONTACT Carmen Balber
Sacramento, CA – Now-hidden payments to political bloggers will have to be disclosed if the Fair Political Practices Commission approves a proposed regulation to increase campaign transparency today. The rule would require campaign committees to disclose any amount paid to a blogger or other commenter that posts an opinion online, and where...
By Daniel Palay
The way voters get their news and education has rapidly changed from print and television sources to the online news marketplace, blogosphere and social media arenas. At the same time, the regulations governing campaign expense reporting remain focused on traditional media, leaving voters without enough information to know if what they read...