Monthly Archives: June 2008

Minneapolis Events

The National Conference on Media Reform is in Minneapolis this weekend, and I’m all over it. Come say hi, or if you’re not going to the conference, stop by Arise! bookstore on Sunday night for a Foundation For Freedom PowerPoint Presentation (FFFPPP). (And yes, no real column again. Next week, devoted readers!) June 7: Panel […]

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On Times Square

A tour of Times Square with en eye on the advertising. The video goes into the empty Times Square building to see the computers that control the signs. Wait, did he say the screen could be “controlled by any computer”??? Hmmm… via Gothamist

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Saving the Planet one Facebook Ad at a Time

Several people have sent me invitations to this Facebook application called (Lil) Green Patch. The invitation says “Here is a Jenny Appleseed plant for your (Lil) Green Patch. Could you help me by sending a plant back? Together we can fight Global Warming!” So a little research later, I have learned that this game is […]

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NY Times: Billboards That Look Back

Note: I am skeptical of how effective and accurate this actually is. Sounds like something the manufacturer could easily over play to attract investors. Creepy none the less. By STEPHANIE CLIFFORD In advertising these days, the brass ring goes to those who can measure everything — how many people see a particular advertisement, when they […]

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