Fox News Ad Alarms The Nation's Subscribers

Fox News, labeled conservative, placed and an in the magazine. The Nation, labelled liberal and all hell broke loose. the publication received 250 angry letters, emails, and phone calls as well as 50 requests for subscribtion cancellation.

"The words that they're using are outraged, shocked, confused, absolutely appalled, dismayed and dumbfounded," said Ellen Bollinger, vice president for advertising at the magazine.

Nation readers: There's this thing called separation of church and state. Have you heard of it? Well it applies to advertising too. Ever seen the phrase, "The views expressed by advertisers are not necessarily the views of the publisher"?

Written by Steve Hall    Comments (0)     Feb-17-03  
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