Another billboard company has caved from the pressure applied by the Church of Scientology. He’s not disclosing it,” she said, sounding defeated.
Phil Jones learned this afternoon that Regency Outdoor Advertising, which had planned to put up Phil’s billboard this weekend for Tuesday’s unveiling, has now cancelled on him. We reported on Saturday that Scientology had tasked its outdoor media buyer, Dennis Holt of US International Media, to head off Phil’s billboard.
We talked to Phil’s sales rep at Regency, who told us that the decision was made by owner Brian Kennedy. According to Phil, who heard it from Regency, Holt had offered to buy massive amounts of billboard space from Regency, but had also used intimidation.
With two companies now turning him down, Phil says he’s not giving up.“There really are not that many billboard companies.I know there are other ways to do this, but they really don’t have the impact of a billboard.I have to keep going.” ——————– E-mail tips and story ideas to tonyo94 AT gmail DOT com or follow us on Twitter.We post behind-the-scenes updates at our Facebook author page.
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