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Unity A Common Thread in New Ads

Back in the ’50s and ’60s, commercials were simplistic. They showcased the product, maybe mentioned the slogan of the brand that made the product, and sometimes if we were lucky, they would show the product in use. Modern day commercials … Continue reading

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Can a Corn Puff be Racist?

Kellogg’s is in hot water after a Twitter user noticed a small but upsetting detail on the back of his son’s cereal box. Saladin Ahmed noticed that among the many yellow corn puff characters on the box, there was a … Continue reading

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Barbie Models: Diversity or Brand Strategy?

The stereotypical blonde, skinny, blue-eyed Barbie is a thing of the past as the company moves to more diverse dolls. The first Barbie was manufactured in 1959 and usually portrayed in predominately male-driven careers such as astronauts, pilots, scientists and … Continue reading

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