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An organised and focused initiative by an enterprise or sovereign state to accomplish an end.
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Nolan, a former reporter and editor for The Boston Globe, who wrote in a San Francisco Chronicle op-ed piece shortly after the race, "Negative campaigning reduces turnout and alienates occasional voters who would otherwise consider voting for a fresh face.
Journalists and academics think of negative campaigning as personal attacks," says Geer.
An analysis of unpublished literature on NGO capital market campaigning, along with a chronological list of all such interventions (1992-2002)
Charts the history of UK NGOs' capital market campaigning to give you a thorough understanding of these evolving NGO strategies.
By doing so, even within the existing framework of spot advertising, this would return the campaign dialogue to speech and accountability and, in a panoply of talking heads, reduce the impulse to use televised advertising as the sole method of campaigning.
As for the defeated Rick Bennett, he thinks his candidacy was severly damaged by the student loan allegation, even though he attempted to refute it in a press conference held shortly before the election: "There's really no way to effectively combat this kind of underhanded campaigning.
As the Republicans sloshed through the snow, they had to share the final New Hampshire campaign weekend with President Clinton, who was out campaigning again even though he faces no major primary opposition.
Dick Lugar straddled a Harley Davidson motorcycle to make his point against Buchanan's protectionist trade policies - and again called on rivals to cool their negative campaigning.
But pending campaign reforms do not address campaigning by aides or a second widespread abuse among incumbents seeking reelection: the use of franked mail as a campaign tool.
McEwen declined comment on his campaigning aides, unless he could speak off the record.
There is also perspective: I've done a dozen stories about negative campaigning, for instance, but I never understood what it feels like to be low-balled.