Vancouver Billboard Czars Say No Go to PETA and Pam


Vancouver’s billboard duopoly has rejected a PETA ad that features Pamela Anderson denouncing KFC. Both Viacom and Pattison Outdoor, the city’s two billboard space providers, declined to run the ad. PETA says it’s because the companies are afraid of losing their chunk of the fast food giant’s multi million dollar annual advertising budget. I think they’re just afraid of the potential lawsuits that will result when adolescent male drivers crash while distracted by the billboard.

Read the article here.

1 Comment so far

  1. Jeffery Simpson (unregistered) on February 2nd, 2006 @ 11:53 am

    The Vancouverite had this nearly exact same post with the same graphic up about forty minutes after you posted it. Way to get the blogging scoop, which is a second hand scoop but a scoop never the less.

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