Watch out Hannity and Limbaugh, Air America is here to combat the political right with radio commentators like Al Franken and Robert Kennedy Jr.Mark Walsh, CEO of Air America, discusses how the idea for a liberal radio network came about, acquiring talent and advertisers and the current state of affairs of talk radio.Mark started in the technology and media businesses as an anchorman and news director for a CBS affiliate TV station in West Virginia. He has served at the Democratic National Committee (DNC) as their Chief Technology Advisor.Mark also worked at Home Box Office (HBO) in New York for a number of hears as head of new business development for both the HBO and Cinemax brands.
Want to see the European Pepsi ad, “Gladiator”? Go to Adland’s website http://ad-rag.com and see advertising addicts discuss their favorite and not so favorite commercials and ad campaigns from across the globe. Åsk Wäppling, CEO and creator of Adland, explains the difference between European and American advertising and the “we'd never get away with that in the states” rationale. Ad-rag.com has been around since 1996 and has grown to become a multi-user system and blog site. Åsk is a freelance art director in advertising who graduated from Parsons School of Design in New York. She has worked with top agencies such as BBDO, Publicis, Euro RSCG and Saatchi & Saatchi in Copenhagen, London and Amsterdam.