Don’t Want To Be On Camera? Walk Away.


Michael Arrington of TechCrunch grills Chris Alden, CEO of blogging service SixApart, at Apple’s iPhone 2.0 coming out party last week.
It’s good to see some tough questions from a blogger. And it’s funny to see the culture of transparency (as represented by Arrington) bump up against Apple’s closed-source reality.

About David Burn

Co-founder and editor of AdPulp. I wrote my first ad for a political candidate when I was 17 years old. She won her race and I felt the seductive power of advertising for the first time. I worked for seven agencies in five states before launching my own practice in 2009. Today, I am head of brand strategy and creative at Bonehook in Portland, Oregon.

Comments

  1. Obviously that dude didn’t want to talk, or divulge whatever secrets or business plans he had.
    But could it be that a lot of people just don’t want video cameras shoved in their face all the time? I mean, if cell phones now have instant video capture and web streaming, does that give everyone carte blanche to turn into Mike Wallace-style ambush journalists anytime they feel like it?