How New York’s Top Advertisers Are Fighting Terrorist Propaganda

It began with an encounter at a San Francisco summit less than six months ago. Bob Jeffrey had flown out from New York for the event, a two-day extravaganza hosted by Vanity Fair showcasing members of the “New Establishment”: the rich, powerful influentials of Silicon Valley, Hollywood, and the media world.

One of the first panels of the summit featured an unusual speaker. Under an enormous projection screen that read “It could happen to you,” Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton chatted with John Carlin, the assistant U.S. attorney general for national security. They were talking about the Sony hack that brought the company to a near-standstill, revealed hundreds of thousands of internal emails, and embarrassed celebrities and executives alike.

  • Millie_Woods

    Hollywood, tech gurus, Madison Avenue and the Obama administration.

    I bet terrorism wasn’t the only thing discussed, in fact I doubt it was even at the top of the list.