Tuesday, 9 January 2007

Advertising whitewash

I was just alerted to very 'odd' ad on craiglist by MTLB.

To be honest, I really don't know what to make of it.

You'd never be allowed to get away with this kind of thing in Australia.

Here's a brief excerpt from the ad in question:

African-American Creatives needed.

Reply to: ">job-257932823@craigslist.org
Date: 2007-01-05, 7:27AM CST

Milwaukee ad agency seeks freelance African-American copywriter, art director or creative director for immediate assignment. Please forward resume and 3 samples of work that targeted the African-American community.