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Obama Commemorative Issues

Jason Linkins

DC Offers Obama-Themed Metro Cards | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sommer Mathis at DCist relates the news that the very same Obama-themed "Franklin Mint business model" that print media is hoping will save journalism...

Obama Market: Trading is Heavy, Hearts are Light

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

The souvenir sector is way up but the tie-in sector may be doing even better! Obama-brand paint rollers, up 43%. Obama-brand breath mints, up 52%. Obama-brand breakfast cereals, up 59%.

Obama Gets His Own Cognac

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The ardor among marketers for Barack Obama is intensifying with the approach of Inauguration Day, when, it seems, they intend to name him the nation's...

Media "Merchandizing The Moment, Packaging A President-Elect For Profit"

Washington Post | Howard Kurtz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Perhaps it was the announcement that NBC News is coming out with a DVD titled "Yes We Can: The Barack Obama Story." Or that ABC and USA Today are rush...