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  • Bud Light Announced Their Super Bowl Plans for 2015
    Advertisers snatch up 95% of Super Bowl ads for 2015
    With only a few weeks left, sports fans are ecstatic for Super Bowl XLIX. However, sports fans are not the only ones who are ready to jump out of their seats. Advertisers have been busy buying up placements for the big game. Reported today, NBC...
  • Avicii
    Old music videos get fitted with new advertisments
    Music videos may get an unwanted face lift in the near future. Universal Music Group, home to such artists as Aloe Black, AFI, Sam Smith, and Mariah Carey, has recently signed a deal with media-tech company Mirriad and French advertising firm...
  • Market for a Job
    Searching for a Job
    Jobs are everywhere, in all of the fields, manufacturing, retail sales,high tech electronics, banks, financial institutions, hospitals, health carefacilities and many other companies. You need to look on theinternet and the educational...
  • Twitter
    Twitter’s stock reaches new heights after ads get integrated
    Twitter went public last month and many were watching the company to see how this social media network would fare on the market. And it sounds like things went well. But after going public, their stock value reached new heights and many are...
  • Obama taking a joke
    New ads from Blue Cross Blue Shield poke fun at HealthCare.gov
    Good thing the president of the United States is such an easy-going fellow, a guy who lets insults just roll off his back. A less mellow, more vengeful person in his position would order a tax audit on Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield.the company,...
  • SnoreStop billboard of US soldier hugging Muslim girlfriend
    Anti-snore billboard of US soldier hugging Muslim girlfriend causes clamor
    The product is supposed to prevent you from snoring, but the advertising method – a U.S. soldier embracing his burqa-wearing Muslim girlfriend – is what’s causing heads to turn. The billboard, set to be erected along a busy San...
  • Barilla pasta says no to gay advertisements
    Barilla Pasta chairman in hot water after telling gays to 'eat another pasta'
    Barilla Pasta chairman Guido Barilla says his company will never show homosexuals in any of their advertisements, and if his critics do not like his choice to feature only “traditional families,” well, they can “go eat another...
  • Facebook
    Facebook plans to expand advertisements to make them more visuals
    Facebook angered some of its users when they started implementing the advertisements directly into the timeline, because users would now be forced to look at the advertisements that they didn't necessarily choose. If that wasn't enough,...
  • Jennie Runk, H&M swimsuit model
    H&M plans to use more plus size models in their advertisements
    With the success and praise from H&M’s swimsuit advertisement featuring a rather normal-sized model, the international clothing company is planning to continue employing body diversity in their future campaigns. CEO Karl-John Persson has...
  • Sean Lowe
    ‘Bachelor’ star Sean Lowe gets money for tweeting ads
    “Bachelor” star Sean Lowe may have gotten a hefty paycheck from filming the show last year, but it sounds like he may have to go back to work to keep his California lifestyle going. He has been living in California with Catherine...
  • Lego challenge
    Lego challenge
    Today's advertisement exercise comes from an old Lego commercial made in 1955. http://bit.ly/14fMagE It will strengthen our analytical obliques and build our media literacy biceps. There are fundamental reflexes that become second nature as we...
  • TV Remote
    FCC pulls plug on loud commercials Dec. 13, 2012
    After years of complaints from TV viewers, CNN reports that a Federal Communications Commission’s mandate goes into effect starting Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, and broadcasters will no longer be able to air commercials at a volume higher than...
  • cigarettes
    Hiding cigarettes in stores may reduce youth smoking, study suggests
    A new study showed children between the ages of 13 to 17 were deterred from purchasing tobacco products if the products were hidden from view. The findings were published in the journal Pediatrics on Dec. 3.From the study’s conclusion, the...
  • Obese children vulnerable to food advertisements
    Overweight children vulnerable to food advertisements
    The Journal of Pediatrics released a study yesterday about food marketing that attracts obese children. The study revealed that overweight children are more susceptible to advertisements that include food than children who are at normal weight...
  • The Owl Restaurant
    Make sure you check the ad's
    One of the great joys in genealogical research is newspaper work. Finding obituaries, wedding mentions, and other social tidbits of an ancestor's life can lead to so much more; and give you a unique perspective on their daily lives. Scanning...