Monthly Archives: June 2013

  1. Advertising and the annals of absurdity

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    June 18, 2013 by Tamara Piety

    File this one under “A” for “absurd” – or maybe it should be “C” for candid. An article in Advertising …
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  2. More Dove

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    June 11, 2013 by Tamara Piety

    Yet, the infamous “sketches” viral video that Dove (or I should say Unilever) circulated a couple of months back is …
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  3. Prism, privacy and marketing.

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    June 10, 2013 by Tamara Piety

    There is a great article in Advertising Age about the effect the recent revelations about the government’s data mining efforts …
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  4. Doctors Fight Back Against Detailing!

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    June 7, 2013 by Tamara Piety

    Here is another great post from Pharmalot about how one group of doctors decided to close their doors to visits …
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  5. More on Glaxo, Avandia and Conflicts of Interest

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    June 6, 2013 by Tamara Piety

    GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is in the news again, albeit this time due to an internecine quarrel at the FDA over studies …
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  6. Google and world domination

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    June 5, 2013 by Tamara Piety

    Well, maybe not really. According to this piece in Advertising Age, Google is “happy” to answer any questions the Federal …
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  7. McDonald’s doesn’t sell junk food…according to McDonald’s

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    June 5, 2013 by Tamara Piety

    This item appeared in the Tulsa World last month concerning criticism of its marketing practices at its annual shareholders meeting. …
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