http://consumerist.com/2008/08/22/northwest-airlines-has-pulled-political/

Northwest Airlines has pulled political billboards depicting Minneapolis being targeted by nuclear weapons from their terminal in the Minneapolis airport. We wonder why. [NYT]

Round 48: United Health Care vs Hallmark/Westland Meat Packing Company

This is Round 48 in our Worst Company in America contest, Countrywide vs Clear Channel!Here’s what readers said in previous rounds about why they hate these two companies…

Round 47: Countrywide vs Clear Channel

This is Round 47 in our Worst Company in America contest, Countrywide vs Clear Channel!Here’s what readers said in previous rounds about why they hate these two companies…

LA Has 4,000 Illegal Billboards, But City Looks On Helplessly

LA Has 4,000 Illegal Billboards, But City Looks On Helplessly

In 2002, LA banned any new billboards from going up in the city. Since then, an estimated four thousand have been put up by advertising companies who have ignored the law, which obviously the city’s billboard inspectors—”a tiny, and some say incredibly inept, group”—have never bothered to enforce.

Round 30: Clear Channel vs Toyota

Round 30: Clear Channel vs Toyota

This is Round 30 in our Worst Company in America contest, Clear Channel vs Toyota. Vote which sucks more, inside…

Round 11: Clear Channel vs Halliburton

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Round 6: AT&T/Cingluar/SBC vs Clear Channel

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Clear Channel Introduces One-Second Radio Ads

Clear Channel Introduces One-Second Radio Ads

ClearChannel, the troglodytic overlord of commercial radio, is introducing a new format for radio advertising. These one-second radio ads will be called “Blinks.” Besides the obvious synaesthesia seizures the mixed metaphor will inevitably cause, some observers are less than pleased.