Read and reflect on the assigned readings for the week. Then post what you thought was the most important concept(s), method(s), term(s), and/or any other thing that you felt was worthy of your understanding in each assigned textbook chapter. Your initial post should be based upon the assigned reading for the week, so the textbook should be a source listed in your reference section and cited within the body of the text. Other sources are not required but feel free to use them if they aid in your discussion. Also, provide a graduate-level response to each of the following questions:
Select a corporation, labor union or other group that actively advertised for or against a federal candidate in the last election cycle. Prepare a written response that addresses the following questions: (1) Who did the group support? (2) Why did the group support this candidate? (3) What type of advertising did the group use? (4) What was the nature of the advertisement? (5) Was the advertisement consistent with the campaign strategy of the candidate? (6) What was the ultimate outcome of the election? (7) What impact will this spending have on a candidate’s future decisions?
[Your post must be substantive and demonstrate insight gained from the course material. Postings must be in the student’s own words – do not provide quotes!] [Your initial post should be at least 450+ words and in APA format (including Times New Roman with font size 12 and double spaced). Post the actual body of your paper in the discussion thread then attach a Word version of the paper for APA review]