How The Tragedy Changed Advertising

from the more-somber,-less-jokey,-no-cynicism dept

Someone I know asked recently if the “age of irony” is now over. It might be in advertising. Business 2.0 looks at how the tragedy is changing advertising. Basically, cynicism is out. Humor is okay, but it has to be intelligent – and not mean spirited. I wonder how long this will last – and what it means for all those jokey, cynical writers out there.

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