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Music & Public Life: instrumental influence: a discussion of musical trends in political advertising
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Using Data from the Wesleyan Media Project, this presentation will analyze the content of current political ads and the types of music they contain. The discussion will highlight music’s role in political advertising today and the emotions they help convey, and will include numerous audio/visual examples from the 2010 midterm elections and the 2012 presidential election.