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TV-ads nails Bush

At Bush in 30 Seconds you can look at the winners of the competition for TV-ads against Bushs presidency. And there is not some amateuristic flics taken with the handheld DV - it's professional and surely edgy as hell.

The judges was a large group of well-known artists, writers and actors with Michael Stipe from R.E.M and Michael Moore as members. And the fact that the organisation behind the competition have bought a lot of spot-time to run the ads.

But a place on the TV-advertisings most expensive but best covered mediahappening Super Bowl they didn't get. CBS told them that they don't run interest-driven ads at the Bowl. As dabitch is writing on ad-rag: "Are anti smoking ads 'issues' by the way? Just wondering. How about anti-terrorism ads? Is that an 'issue advocacy advertising'? Don't litter? Is that 'advocacy advertising'? Whats an issue? Someone help me out here.... ". Read more at the texturl-blog.

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