Surveys of economists and consumers give further indication that if the U.S. hadn't slipped into a recession before last week's terrorist attacks, it has by now.
The U.S. military is re-evaluating, tweaking and even creating advertising campaigns in light of last week's tragic terrorist attacks.
The U.S. advertising industry is donating its selling skills to get out the word for government agencies and charities working on the response to last week's devastating attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon.
Online advertising is dead. Nim-nods who still believe in its magic are bankruptcy bait. Pitch an Internet business that relies on ads for revenues, and venture capitalists will smirk, then politely point you to the door.
Although the tragic events of last week may have an as-yet-unknown long-term effect on the world of Internet advertising -- for better or worse -- a study just released by INT Media Group's CyberAtlas Research division concludes that, in the first two quarters of 2001, the medium had slowly been coming into its own.
Making sure existing ads are now appropriate is one task. Setting the right tone in new ads is another.
CNN pulled in a near-record number of viewers with its first week of coverage of the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.
The FBI and private sector security experts Tuesday warned of a sophisticated new virus dubbed Nimda, which spreads both as a worm exploiting the same vulnerabilities used by the recent Code Red and sadmind/IIS worms, and as an email virus. Experts said the worm could proliferate as idely as Code Red.
The world's email accounts will double by 2005, a high-tech consultancy predicted Monday. The number of person-to-person emails sent on an average day will exceed 36 billion worldwide.
In the wake of last week's terror attacks, analysts are pondering the short- and long-term effects on advertising related to consumer mood and the direction of the economy.