Case Studies

Case Study #1: Wendy's (a publicly-traded corporation)

Case Study #2: Koch Industries (a private corporation)

Question from a participant: How can you find out who they're donating to besides the politicians? Try searching for news articles, reports from organizations that work on various issues. Strategies for working with long text documents - do CTRL-F (or Command-F on a Mac) to jump directly to relevant keywords such as "donor," "contribute," forms of the verb "donate," etc. Also use those keywords with the name of your target in periodical database searches for news articles.

Case Study #3: The Chamber of Commerce