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Other Media Love Out of Home Media

Ken Klein | January 7th, 2021

Ad Age says NBC’s promotion of its show “Mr. Mayor” starring Ted Danson is a “love letter to Los Angeles.” In this case, the “love letter” is billboards and other out of home displays. The network

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2020 Top Ten (Political Affairs)

Ken Klein | December 21st, 2020

1. Out of home media was considered essential business State shutdown orders included lists of essential businesses that could/should continue to operate, such as this Executive Order from Connecticut’s Governor Ned Lamont: New York State, responding

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Stimulus Update: Help for Small Business

Ken Klein | December 21st, 2020

Congress is set to pass another COVID relief package that will reauthorize and replenish emergency loan and grant programs for small businesses that continue to endure hardship as a result of the pandemic. The relief package

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Who is Mayor Pete?

Ken Klein | December 16th, 2020

President-Elect Biden plans to nominate former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg as transportation secretary, replacing Elaine Chao of President Trump’s Cabinet. Mayor Pete snapshot: He’s 38 Rhodes Scholar Navy veteran, deployed to Afghanistan in 2014 Mayor

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Top Take-Aways from 18th OAAA Legal Seminar

Ken Klein | December 10th, 2020

Beware of the Tax Man Next year will be pivotal for billboard taxation. The highest court in Maryland will render a decision on the constitutionality of Baltimore’s billboard tax, enacted in 2013. The Ohio Supreme Court

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OOH Industry Mourns Loss of Wade Leslie

OAAA | November 6th, 2020

Longtime industry leader Wade Leslie IV, president and chief executive officer of West Virginia Outdoor Advertising, died at home on November 3. He was 57. “A great guy who was great for the industry,” summed up

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2020 Election: Take-aways for Out of Home Media

Ken Klein | November 4th, 2020

As America counts votes in a close presidential election, here are early take-aways from the election for out of home media. More OOH political ads DoItOutdoors saw a 75+ percent increase compared to the 2016 presidential

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Federal Appeals Court Rules Against Transit Ad Restriction

Ken Klein | September 16th, 2020

A federal appeals court said the Philadelphia-based transit system violated constitutional free speech by rejecting a bus ad it considered political. (Center for Investigative Reporting v. Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, September 14, 2020) Citing its 2015

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