Campaign Advertising


An Art Director's Critique of Campaign Mailers

Sunday, September 08, 2013

With a crowded democratic mayoral primary and several relatively unknown candidates in other races, mail boxes are being bombarded with campaign flyers. Despite the importance of a robust social media presence direct mail is still a major component of any campaign.


On The Media

Ad Nauseam

Friday, October 12, 2012

Voters in swing states are enduring a gauntlet of campaign advertising this election season. Reporter Seth Stevenson, who lives in New York City, decided to fly to one of those states (Ohio) and subjected himself to 45 hours of campaign advertising. It wasn't pleasant. Bob spoke with Stevenson, who wrote about the experiment for The New Republic.

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Cottage Campaign Industries: From Sweater Vests to TV Ads

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Local television stations, button-makers, and a wool mill in Minnesota—these are just a few of the unlikely beneficiaries of a record year for campaign spending, which has helped certain businesses rebound post-recession.