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Public Art in Digital Space (#ArtofY)

Alex Schattner | Posted 09.09.2014 | Arts
Alex Schattner

It's hard to imagine artists working without the generosity of wealthy patrons. So, it may seem shocking that BC Biermann and Jordan Seiler thrive on pissing those patrons off by protesting public ad spaces.

Driven to Distraction: The Absurdity of Roadside Digital Billboards

Dave Meslin | Posted 09.06.2014 | Politics
Dave Meslin

The human eye is hard-wired to look at bright, moving or flashing objects. It's an evolutionary feature that protects all animals from potential threats. When something moves quickly, your eyes automatically look towards it.

If You Could Put One Message On A Billboard What Would It Be?

Posted 01.02.2013 | Religion

This holiday season a controversial billboard was put in Times Square that said "Keep the merry. Drop the myth". The large scale advertisement featur...

A Threat To Public Safety?

Los Angeles Daily News | Dakota Smith | Posted 02.17.2013 | Los Angeles

Clear Channel Outdoor executives are warning that a court order to remove nearly 100 digital signs will greatly hurt public safety in Los Angeles, and...

John Celock

Industry Showers Supportive GOP Lawmaker With Free Advertising

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 07.24.2012 | Politics

Missouri's billboard industry has provided over $72,000 in free advertising to a Republican candidate for secretary of state after he pushed legislati...

Baby Lisa Billboards Raise Awareness Of Missing Infant

AP | By BILL DRAPER | Posted 12.30.2011 | Crime

By BILL DRAPER, Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Nearly a decade ago, a suburban Kansas City man desperately searching for his teenage daughter...

Battle of Digital Billboards Moves to Midsized Cities of Pittsburgh and Tacoma

Heather Robinson | Posted 09.12.2011 | Green
Heather Robinson

Forty-six years after the passage of the Highway Beautification Act, many believe that Ladybird Johnson's vision of beautified public roadways is threatened by the proliferation of massive digital billboards.

Billboard Backlash: City Goes After 'Supergraphics'

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles city attorney's office has filed its first charges under a ban passed last year on the giant building-cloaking sig...

Lights Out: Planning Commission Rules Against Digital Billboards

latimes.com | Maeve Reston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Digital billboard opponents won a victory Wednesday when an area planning commission ruled that Los Angeles city officials erred when they issued perm...

L.A. Homeowners Fight The Glare Of Digital Billboards

latimes.com | Maeve Reston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

A bright Disneyland billboard off the 101 near Universal Studios has angered some Hollywood Hills residents, who say it has spoiled their views and ca...

Les Moonves Begs Villaraigosa: Let CBS Keep its Digital Billboards

LA Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

In a weird twist, powerful CBS president Les Moonves is asking Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to oppose a possible vote by the Los Angeles Cit...