The Youth Demo Is Universally Desired

The United Methodist Church is prepared to spend $20 million in new advertising over the next four years to help young people “Rethink Church.” Research conducted by The Barna Group on behalf of United Methodist Communications found that 66 percent of young adults surveyed were searching for meaning and purpose in their lives and 62 […]

Spotlight On NW Creative: Ecotrust Fisheries Program

It’s good to see another Portland agency doing work for another Portland client featured in Communications Arts Interactive Annual 15. Dino Citraro, interaction director/executive producer on the project, says, “The traditional ways of presenting data, most often in spreadsheets, are typically inaccessible, hard to digest, and require serious commitment on the part of the user […]

Banco Provincia Goes After The Transgender Market

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From A Cosmic Perspective, Any Place on Earth Is Local

Do multinationals have no shame? Is that a real question? According to The New York Times, PepsiCo’s snack brand, Frito-Lay is now making some bold claims. Frito-Lay is one of several big companies that, along with some large-scale farming concerns, are embracing a broad interpretation of what eating locally means. This mission creep has the […]

Smart Bankers Invest In The Future Vitality of the Amazon

Native Green Project, presented by Bradesco Bank in Brazil, claims to be “the first native-generated content project, produced specially for the web.” The images native residents from the Amazon captured are now compiled in 10 episodes that are approximately 4 minutes long. They can be seen exclusively on the Web at www.nativegreenproject.com. The project also […]

Conscious Communications Is An Emerging Field With A Ways To Go

EnviroMedia, with offices in Austin and Portland, claims to be something other than a typical ad agency. In fact, this is how they open “the conversation.” I don’t know the answer to their rhetorical question, but I’m not sure there is a wrong answer in this case. If you dig a page deeper, there’s this: […]

It’s Colorado’s Turn To Pull The Hood Back On Meth Use

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Some Things In Life Can Not Be Explained

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The Unemployed And Underemployed Testify

A canvasser from Working America (part of AFL-CIO) knocked on our door a few months ago. She wanted money, but she received my email address instead. Ever since, Working America has been sending me weekly updates. Today, I learned about their new site, Unemployment Lifeline, which offers online resources to people in need of help. […]

You May Be Standing In A Soup Line, But AT&T Is Investing In America

There’s a new cause in America and the cause is us. We’re bigger than all the NRAs, Greenpeaces, and PETAs combined. We’re Americans and we need help. Which is why AT&T is Investing In America, with a little help from BBDO/New York. The telcom is putting billions of dollars into network infrastructure, creating high-tech jobs […]