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In face time, advantage Menino

Public service ads favor incumbent

Mayor Thomas M. Menino appears in a public service note about video game ratings running on MBTA buses. Mayor Thomas M. Menino appears in a public service note about video game ratings running on MBTA buses. (George Rizer/ Globe Staff)
By Michael Levenson
Globe Staff / June 29, 2009

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When ads for the graphic video game “Grand Theft Auto’’ appeared on Green Line trolleys, Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino was incensed. He vowed last year to ban the sale of violent games to minors. The game industry countered with another idea: Would Menino appear in an advertisement urging parents to check the violence ratings on their children’s games? The ... (Full article: 1010 words)

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