Metro Doesn’t Know the Difference Between Night and Day

05.08.09 Bucky Turco


In addition to providing kindling for track fires in the subways, the free Metro paper is also great at getting stories completely wrong. In this article about the New York Street Advertising Takeover they get it wrong right from the outset: “One night not long ago while the city either partied or slept, a band some 80 artists and concerned citizens fanned across downtown Manhattan to take back swaths of “public” space that had become inundated with advertising. Wrong. The reclamation began at 11AM in the morning and then artists worked throughout the afternoon in broad daylight. |PublicAdCampaign|