Monthly Archives: September 2008

No freedom of speech on billboards – even when you can pay.

Billboard Co. Says No to Soldier Portraits in St. Paul A billboard company has canceled its contract to display one of photographer Suzanne Opton’s portraits of active-duty soldiers on an outdoor space in St. Paul, Minnesota, site of the Republican National Convention. Opton, a New York-based photographer, shot her “Soldiers Faces” series at Fort Drum, […]

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The Bright Idea Shade

Bright Idea Shade from Michael Mandiberg on Vimeo. Oh advertising. Yes it can be shallow and harmful. But I have such great respect for it because the tools at work can be so effective – in social marketing for example. Which is part of the idea behind this whole AAA project.  And those ideas seep […]

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