Jacob Kaplan-Moss

Tag: advertising

The taste of shame and humiliation February 2nd, 2009

What a way to start the morning: Yup, that’s right; my former employer the Lawrence Journal-World – one of the most ground-breaking, award-winning, forward-looking, innovative news organizations in the world – is now serving pop-under ads. I really did think that my former bosses, friends, and colleagues there knew better. I can only hope this was a top-down do-it-or-lose-your-job edict, but even that smacks of the kind of dictatorial micromanagement I thought the company was above.…