According to Wired, the U.S. Army has ordered soldiers to stop posting to blogs or sending personal e-mail messages, without first clearing the content with a superior officer. The directive, issued April 19, is the sharpest restriction on troops’ online activities since the start of the Iraq war. And it could mean the end of […]
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I’m a huge fan of Hugh MacLeod’s cartoons. But this one’s by far and away my favorite; it’s hanging up in my office: But the problem isn’t limited to just the way we talk in ads. It got me to thinking why businesspeople, particularly in advertising, use phrases and language of war and criminal behavior […]
I’m not sure what to say about this TV spot for a beer, but I can share with you an edited version of the press release I received about it: Alcoholic beverage marketer Lion Nathan will unveil its latest campaign this weekend for Tooheys Extra Dry (TED), when it launches its HarvesTED . Developed in […]
Donna Bogatin at ZDNet is reporting on the “much needed Citysearch facelift,” unveiled earlier today. Heralding the “next-generation” of Citysearch, the veteran IAC owned cityguide launched a bevy of trendy Web 2.0 social features and interactive services along with a new “cool” blue interface and rejuvenated tag line: “Live like an insider.” One of the […]
We know all about people who actively resist advertising. In fact, we actively resist advertising. But here’s a group of people who take things a step further by resisting product. I Hate Crocs video care of Josh Spear
“Sweet reel, but where’s your web work?” queried the creative director, dismayed by the candidate’s lack of a digital clue. According to Ad Age, the above line of questioning is not fantasy, but a pressing credentials/personnel issue faced by agencies today. (speaking at ad:tech) Bob Moore, chief creative officer at Publicis USA, said the agency […]
Shepardson Stern + Kaminsky are the stars of a New York Times story about Delta’s reconfigured brand position, now that the airline has emerged from Chapter 11 and its shares are scheduled to resume trading on the New York Stock Exchange. SS+K was founded by partners with experience in elections and crisis communications. The agency, […]