“So, the 2010 election campaign in which no one talks about the issue has started. We know it has because expensive poster sites have been purchased. It’s going to be a tiresome few months while respective campaigners batter glossed messages back and forth and the potential voters look for something more enlightening, or productive to do.” Read full story.
Thanks to Matt Buck I came across Benedict Pringle’s site on political advertising, which obviously is about to take off in the year of a General Election! There’s some great take-offs of the Conservative poster above (we all know I love a good subverted poster): ‘Even we can’t go on like this‘ and ‘A few responses‘.
The top 10 political campaigns of 2009 are interesting… This one made me hoot out loud:
Mass Communications Academic, @MMUBS. British Home Front Propaganda posters as researched for a PhD completed 2004. In 1997, unwittingly wrote the first history of the Keep Calm and Carry On poster, which she now follows with interest.