Anthony J. Portantino

Americana reverses rejection of genocide documentary ad in the wake of controversy

Americana reverses rejection of genocide documentary ad in the wake of controversy

Facing increasing backlash from Glendale’s Armenian community, the Americana at Brand will now allow an advertisement for a documentary about the Armenian Genocide to be displayed after initially rejecting it.

The decision came Thursday morning just hours before the Glendale chapter of the Armenian National Committee of America was set to announce a boycott of all Caruso-owned properties, including the Americana.

Rather than calling a boycott, the committee instead announced the company’s change in course.

During a press conference at the...

EDITION: California | U.S. & World
67°