Guns N’ Roses Appetite for Destruction: Racy album art facts

Warning: This post contains graphic imagery and language. The hard rock bands of the 1980s dealt in shock like it was just another day at the Coliseum, and Guns N’ Roses, thanks to their particular brand of profane lyricism mixed with the screechy panache of frontman Axl Rose, hit music stores with a bang. The …

Google seeks transparency in digital advertising as ad fraud mounts

BI Intelligence This story was delivered to BI Intelligence “Digital Media Briefing” subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Thousands if not millions of instances of a particular kind of ad fraud called ‘spoofing’ were detected in a recent test spearheaded by Google, Business Insider reports. Spoofing is when ad buyers are duped into paying for …

Malls are trying to woo back shoppers with fun activities

US malls are raising the curtain on their second act. Fed up with watching their apparel chains, department stores and electronics locations go dark as Amazon steals their sales and traffic, malls from coast to coast are signing leases with entertainment and experiential businesses to woo back shoppers — and the early results are promising. …