Not only did Peter Jennings show up late for work on the eve of the war but the network also left its affiliates with several minutes of nothing but a black screen to show. Not too good if you are trying to get people to watch your network. And with war going on, who's going to sit around staring at a black screen before they change to another network. Not good. [via NYT]
Aussie Paul Hogan is out and Tour De France champion Lance Armstrong is in. The new tagline is "Subaru: Driven By What's Inside". Media will include TV, radio, print, and outdoor.
Advertising watchdog, BadAds, reports on Texas possibly banning outdoor billboards. If this happens, Texas would join a small list of states that have already done so: Vermont, Maine, Hawaii, and Alaska.