Clear Facts, “Simplified”

Rance Crain’s recent column in Advertising Age, entitled “FDA Cheerios Challenge Shows Rise of Third World Mentality,” maligns the Food and Drug Administration over its semi-recent (5 May 2009) warning to Cheerios maker General Mills over packaging claims. He’s not nice about it. He cites the “archaic thinking” behind this… Continue reading

A Thousand Words Not Worth Saying

Two photo-related events entered the news this week. First is the death of Hugh Van Es, a Dutch photographer who took this iconic image during the fall of Saigon. Often mislabeled as a picture of the evacuation of the American embassy, it actually portrays South Vietnamese who had worked for… Continue reading