Ads Not Nearly As Provocative As The Station’s Programming

Current TV’s Vanguard programming tackles some tough subjects. In fact, as I write this, I’m watching a report on how the U.S. is already at war with Iran.
Italian ad blogger,
Flavia Brevi, tells us that out of home ads for the program have been banned from the Metro in Rome.
Is the United States supporting terrorists?
creative by cOOkies adv/Milan
According to Brevi, ATAC, the association that manages the ad spaces in the Metro said that Rome is undergoing a tense period and that people would be offended or upset by the images that, by the way, they wouldn’t understand.



About David Burn

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. Today—after working for seven agencies in five states—I am head of brand strategy and creative at Bonehook in Portland, Oregon.