political advertising

YouTube confirms it has removed some Trump campaign ads

YouTube has prevented President Donald Trump from running a number of ads on its platform this election season, its CEO acknowledged on Sunday. But the exact reasons for the decisions are unclear, once again raising questions about the policies of YouTube and its parent company Google.

Google changes political ad policies

In announcing new limits on political advertising Wednesday, Google took aim at an issue that a growing cross-section of business leaders, government officials and researchers say is a threat to democracy.

Democrats blast Google's new rules for political ads

The three major Democratic committees blasted Google on Friday for an ad policy that will allow politicians to run false ads across its platforms, including YouTube, in the run-up to the 2020 election. The Democrats also took aim at Twitter, without actually naming it, for banning all ads fr

Spending on ads focused on impeachment soars

Spending on television ads that focus on impeachment has nearly tripled in the last two months, a sign of how much the fast-moving impeachment inquiry on Capitol Hill is seeping into the political debate ahead of the 2020 elections.