Topic: government

How South Korea Uses Psy, VIXX and All of K-Pop to Burnish Its Image

It's part of a government branding initiative that began in 1997

Last month, the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena hosted “The M Countdown,” a show featuring top South Korean pop acts like VIXX, BTS, B1A4, Teen Top, IU, G-Dragon, Jung Joon…

Adweek’s Klara Debuts History Book

'Perspective' writer shifts his critical eye to the White House

Robert Klara writes about the history of advertising in our pages—in fact, he authors the Perspective department each week. But Klara also writes about American history in his new book…

Milwaukee Unveils the World's Best-Looking Police Website

Ad agency Cramer-Krasselt does great job for city's finest

After getting a ticket recently, one of my relatives, who shall remain nameless, vented his anger at the police department in the only way he knew how: He wrote them…

Feds Question Google's Pre-Loading Apps

FTC 'less concerned' about Google's search results

A Senate Judiciary antitrust subcommittee, which launched probe into Google last summer, is reportedly zeroing in on the search company’s relationship with Android handset makers. Sources told the New York…

#F**kYouWashington Becomes Weekend's Hottest Non-Trend

Some D.C. residents aren't too pleased

This past Saturday night, journalist and blogger Jeff Jarvis started one of the weekend's hottest Twitter hashtags—so hot, in fact, that it never even made it onto Twitter's official trending…

Google Could Face Subpoenas From FTC and Senate

Google is refusing to offer up their top execs to testify

Google could be facing subpoenas in not one but two government investigations—both the Senate Judiciary antitrust subcommittee and the Federal Trade Commission are threatening to serve the company in the…