Tuesday, September 19, 2006

The Ad Industry Diversity Hiring Controversy


copyright Adage.com
published September 17, 2006
Advertising Age Editorial

"Despite expressed intentions to reform, the [ad] industry's past record cast doubt upon its willingness and ability to police itself... critics contended that the industry has forfeited the confidence of the minority communities, and that government agencies must step in." So wrote the New York City Commission on Human Rights in 1978. Twenty-eight years later we are once again embroiled in the same controversy over the New York City ad industry's minority hiring practices.

FULL ARTICLE - http://adage.com/article?article_id=111896

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