For those who are familiar with comics, you might know Nighthawk, Hawkeye, Blackhawk or Hawkman (and Hawkgirl!). Adding to the venerable list of hawkish characters is Ad Hawk, our newest tool and defender of the airwaves, exposing the hidden influence behind political ads. Donning the shiny alkali-aluminosilicate sheet glass of your mobile phone, Ad Hawk awakes with a swoop of a finger to listen to a political ad and plunges deep into political data to hunt for the name of the sponsor and other campaign finance information.
In this special Friday afternoon blog post, we have a treat for you. Can you solve the puzzle behind our political ads (literally a puzzle below) and uncover Ad Hawk?