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Advertising by the Federal Government: An Overview

Categories: Advertising/Marketing,Govt Finance,Propaganda

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41681.pdf

The federal government spent about $750 million on advertising functions in 2011, the lowest figure since 2003.  This report explains how the estimates are obtained and what restrictions apply to government advertising.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists