Lawmakers Struggle With Data Breach Proposals

Last year was "the year of the data breach," with Target, Home Depot and Sony the most prominent in a long list of compromised companies. Never letting a good lawmaking opportunity go to waste, an equally long list of legislators in the 2015-2016 Congress have signed on to more than half a dozen data breach and data security bills, with more in the wo ...


Video Critique
What David Letterman Means To Me

Now that the first (and only?) valedictory interview with David Letterman has been published, I wanna be the first writer-type person to attempt -- and fail, in the most obliviously self-aggrandizing way possible -- to explain ...

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Online Spin
Media Agencies Aren't Going Away -- But Being 'Agents' Might

The business of media has changed so much over the past few years that the notion of media agencies being "agents" of advertisers may no longer apply. That's the message that Irwin Gotlieb, CEO of WPP's ...

From 'Mad Men' To 'Happyish,' TV Portrays The Evolution Of Advertising

Would Don Draper recognize the advertising business in the era of Thom Payne? Thom Payne is the lead character in Showtime's new series about the modern-day ad biz, "Happyish." In their respective shows, both of these ...

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