In 2007, the mayor of Sao Paulo, Brazil, the world’s fourth largest metropolis, decreed the removal of almost all forms of outdoor advertising that had cluttered the city for many years. Outdoor advertisers, including Clear Channel, vigorously fought the ban, but recent polls have shown that 70 per cent of the population wants to keep the city ad-free.
- Getting it Wrong: An Open Letter to L.A. City Councilman Mitchell Englander (and his PLUM committee colleagues)
- Coming Attractions: New Digital Billboards on L.A. City Streets?
- Failure to Get the Memo: New L.A. Bus Shelter Ads With Guns
- Alcohol Ads on Billboards: Marketing to Youth?
- L.A.’s Digital Billboard Debate: It’s the Revenue, Stupid
- Movie Ads, Gun Violence, and Smokey the Bear
- Billboard Company Lobbying: Half a Million in First Quarter of 2016
- Digital Billboards: Planning Commission Says NO, Council Committee Says YES