Welcome to the final stretch of the 2016 presidential election season.

And that means a flood of campaign commercials for a another two months. So brace yourself.

But it wasn’t always like this.

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Matthew Green

Matthew Green is a digital media producer for KQED News. He previously produced The Lowdown, KQED’s multimedia news education blog. Matthew's written for numerous Bay Area publications, including the Oakland Tribune and San Francisco Chronicle. He also taught journalism classes at Fremont High School in East Oakland.

Email: mgreen@kqed.org; Twitter: @MGreenKQED

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