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Challenging Extremism

White House Invites Millennials To Thwart ISIS’ Recruitment Efforts Advertisements

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The Austrian way of fighting trash in the city

Even before the Eurovision Song Contest of 2015, the streets of Vienna were plastered with advertisements reminding people about the importance of trash. The trash bins have either an ultra modern or antique design. And if the dogs are shown, … Continue reading

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Take Back Vegas Campaign

“A new billboard campaign in Vegas asks passersby what happened to this town, without stating anything more. With nary a logo, brand or web address in sight, it perplexed enough folks that it made the local TV news. It’s now … Continue reading

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Different values. Different emotions at play. Two different nations. Russia vs. Ukraine

Ukraine and Russia represent two different approaches of appealing to young men to join the army. These two videos are in Ukrainian and Russian, but the visuals will tell the story without any words: Ukraine: Community, Sense of Belonging. It … Continue reading

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Another newly-minted scapegoat. Identified.

The mini-skirts are becoming the scapegoat for social ills such as prostitution, sex trafficking, and pornography. Women are banned from wearing mini-skirts in Indonesia, in some cities in Mexico.   Women are fighting for their right to wear mini-skirts and not to … Continue reading

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Product placement is dead. Long live reverse product placement!

If there is advertising, why there should not be a product for it? Especially if advertising is popular with the audience (no, it is not an oxymoron). Harry Potter’s fans loved “eating” Bertie Bott’s Every Flavor Beans or “drinking” butter … Continue reading

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