Advertising http://wunc.org en Raleigh Considers Making Businesses Remove 'Ad Cars' From Roadside http://wunc.org/post/raleigh-considers-making-businesses-remove-ad-cars-roadside <p></p><p></p><p>The Raleigh Planning Commission wants to close a loophole in the city's sign ordinance. This morning, they'll present a proposal to the City Council that would force businesses to move vehicles emblazoned with company information away from the street.</p><p>The measure would require the vehicle to be parked behind the building or near the entrance to the business.</p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 11:58:16 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 38221 at http://wunc.org Raleigh Considers Making Businesses Remove 'Ad Cars' From Roadside The Future Of Community Newspapers http://wunc.org/post/future-community-newspapers <p><span style="line-height: normal; font-family: Tahoma, sans-serif; font-size: 15px">The advent of the internet forced many industries to adjust, and newspapers were no exception. To deal with new competition and the changing face of advertising, community papers are reaching across platforms. A new book, "<a href="http://uncpress.unc.edu/books/12886.html">Saving Community Journalism: The Path to Profitability</a>" (The University of North Carolina Press/2014) seeks to assist local papers in that transition.<iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/E_WW7C_ueTk" width="560"></iframe>&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 15:41:42 +0000 Meghan Modafferi & Frank Stasio 37006 at http://wunc.org The Future Of Community Newspapers Why Commercials Work Better When You Don’t Pay Attention http://wunc.org/post/why-commercials-work-better-when-you-don-t-pay-attention <p>Think you’re avoiding the advertisements when you fast forward through using your DVR?</p><p>Think again. New research from <a href="http://www.fuqua.duke.edu/">Duke’s Fuqua School of Business</a> shows that sometimes commercials are even more effective when you’re not paying attention. Host Frank Stasio talks to <a href="https://faculty.fuqua.duke.edu/~gavan/bio/GJF_Duke_site/Home.html">Gavan Fitzsimons</a>, a professor in Duke’s Fuqua School of Business.</p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 16:44:10 +0000 Alex Granados & Frank Stasio 25419 at http://wunc.org Why Commercials Work Better When You Don’t Pay Attention Chapel Hill Approves Pro-Israel Bus Advertisement http://wunc.org/post/chapel-hill-approves-pro-israel-bus-advertisement <p>Chapel Hill Transit has approved a pro-Israel advertisement to run inside town buses.&nbsp;</p><p>The proposal is the latest in a series of polarizing ads that started last year when the Church of Reconciliation ran a poster that called for the U.S. to end military aid to Israel.&nbsp; The group American Freedom Defense Initiative countered with an ad that called opponents of Israel "savages," setting off a debate about which ads should be allowed on buses.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 30 Jul 2013 19:17:17 +0000 Will Michaels 19883 at http://wunc.org Chapel Hill Approves Pro-Israel Bus Advertisement Mad Men Monday: Season Finale Breakdown With Duke's Hartman Center http://wunc.org/post/mad-men-monday-season-finale-breakdown-dukes-hartman-center <p>The season finale delivered many memorable moments that will keep us guessing until next year. Stan tells Don that he wants to be the one that goes to Los Angeles to open a satellite office that will service the Sunkist account. After a bad phone conversation with Sally, Don gets drunk at a bar when he is supposed to be at work. Later he wakes up in jail. Pete is horrified to find out that his mother is lost at sea. She married Manolo on a cruise and it is presumed that he threw her overboard in order to inherit her money.</p> Mon, 24 Jun 2013 18:51:11 +0000 Laura Candler & Jacqueline Wachholz 17792 at http://wunc.org Mad Men Monday: Season Finale Breakdown With Duke's Hartman Center Mad Men Mondays: Duke's Hartman Center Locates Archival Ads From Episode 12 http://wunc.org/post/mad-men-mondays-dukes-hartman-center-locates-archival-ads-episode-12 <p>Don stays home from work feigning illness and drinking too much, as he mourns what happened with Sally. Ken goes hunting with two Chevy executives and accidently gets shot in the face. Betty tells Don that Sally doesn’t want to visit him anymore and that she wants to go to boarding school. Ted and Peggy’s fondness for each other becomes apparent to others in the office. Harry calls Don to tell him that Sunkist has approved a large media budget.</p> Mon, 17 Jun 2013 19:09:40 +0000 Laura Candler & Jacqueline Wachholz 17396 at http://wunc.org Mad Men Mondays: Duke's Hartman Center Locates Archival Ads From Episode 12 What Is The Relationship Between Art And Advertising? http://wunc.org/post/what-relationship-between-art-and-advertising <p><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Tahoma, sans-serif;">When Nike used the Beatle’s song “Revolution” in an ad campaign, the Beatles sued. Their lawyer released a statement: “The Beatles’ position is that they don’t sing jingles to peddle sneakers, beer, pantyhose or anything else.”&nbsp;</span></p><p> Mon, 17 Jun 2013 15:38:54 +0000 Shawn Wen & Frank Stasio 17394 at http://wunc.org What Is The Relationship Between Art And Advertising? Mad Men Mondays: Episode 11 Recap With Duke's Hartman Center http://wunc.org/post/mad-men-mondays-episode-11-recap-dukes-hartman-center <p></p> Mon, 10 Jun 2013 17:22:28 +0000 Laura Candler & Jacqueline Wachholz 16923 at http://wunc.org Mad Men Mondays: Episode 11 Recap With Duke's Hartman Center Mad Men Mondays: A Look At Episode 10 With Duke's Hartman Center http://wunc.org/post/mad-men-mondays-look-episode-10-dukes-hartman-center <p>The riots and politics of the 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago continually weave in and out of Episode 10, through media and discussions. The partners begin discussing changing the agency's name.&nbsp; Don, Roger and Harry travel to Los Angeles for client presentations, including Carnation. Harry drives Don and Roger to a party in the Hollywood Hills.&nbsp; Starlets and stoned hippies roam poolside. Don is invited to share a hit from a hookah. His hallucination ends with him seeing himself face down in the swimming pool. He comes to on the deck, wet and coughing, with a soaked and out-of-breath Roger telling everyone he's fine. Mon, 03 Jun 2013 18:00:44 +0000 Laura Candler & Lynn Eaton 16490 at http://wunc.org Mad Men Mondays: A Look At Episode 10 With Duke's Hartman Center Mad Men Mondays: Duke's Hartman Center Explores Episode 7 http://wunc.org/post/mad-men-mondays-dukes-hartman-center-explores-episode-7 <p><em>This is a weekly column written by </em><em><a href="http://library.duke.edu/rubenstein/hartman/">the Hartman Center</a></em><em>, part of Duke University's Rubenstein Library that studies advertising history. Each Monday they dig through their archive to find ads for items referenced in the latest Mad Men episode. Here is this week's column </em><em>(<a href="http://blogs.library.duke.edu/rubenstein/2013/05/13/mad-men-monday-episode-7/" target="_blank">originally posted on their blog</a>)</em><em> written by Jacqueline Wachholz and the Hartman Center.</em></p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 13 May 2013 18:50:19 +0000 Laura Candler & Jacqueline Wachholz 15127 at http://wunc.org Mad Men Mondays: Duke's Hartman Center Explores Episode 7