An Orange County Register spokesperson confirms a report in the OC Weekly that the news organization will no longer accept adult ads.
The Weekly's Gustavo Arellano quoted a letter from Michael H. Burns, The Orange County Register's senior vice president for sales and marketing:
"While we wish you much success in your business, we believe the decision to not accept advertising of this category serves in the best interest of our audience."Register spokesperson Eric Morgan tells Poynter in an email that the letter went out in late April and was "sent to select businesses who operate gentleman's clubs and massage parlors that include suggestive language such as 'fully nude club,' 'private rooms' and 'sexy girls' to advertise their services." (more...)