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Blog Post
3/5/2010
Posted by Jamie Court
I have heard of full page advertising, but until I got my Los Angeles Times from the driveway this morning I never heard of Front Page As Advertising. And when I say front page, I mean the entire front page is an advertisement for the new Alice in Wonderland movie with a colossal half page picture of Johnny Depp jumping out from a fake front...
Blog Post
9/9/2009
Posted by Jamie Court
The most emailed story on the LA Times website right now is this Steve Lopez column, "It's Funny What Passes For Offensive," about how Mercury Insurance pressured CBS Outdoors to pull down Consumer Watchdog's billboard mid-contract but a few blocks away there remains a 10 story high Absolut Mango advertisement presenting a va-jay-jay....
Blog Post
9/4/2009
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I just got off the phone with a well-informed Dutch reporter based in Washington, D.C. His monumental assignment was, in part, to explain to a puzzled Dutch audience how such an important public policy debate as health care for Americans became infected with so much fear, anger and distrust. And why, he asked, do fearmongers have so much power...