A Cultural History of Advertising
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A Cultural History of Advertising
A peek at the past, present and future implications of our consumer culture
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Computer Engineer Barbie Needs Men To Write Code, Can't Reboot Computer

Computer Engineer Barbie Needs Men To Write Code, Can't Reboot Computer | A Cultural History of Advertising | Scoop.it
UPDATE: The real update is there has yet to be an update. We -- and others -- haven't heard back from Mattel yet, despite increasing negative reviews of the book. SECOND UPDATE: Mattel has responde...
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interesting comments from reviewers on this one!

 

The more things change, the more they remain the same

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Race, Nostalgia, and Our Deep Thirst for Advertising

Race, Nostalgia, and Our Deep Thirst for Advertising | A Cultural History of Advertising | Scoop.it

Hamilton Nolan says, "Advertising is like a shit and sugar pie. So, so sweet, as long as you don't think about what's going into it. And everyone wants a bigger piece. Who are any of us to say that someone should not have more shit and sugar pie?"

 

"As in much of corporate America, "diversity" in advertising means "people who are not white, but who have been to Harvard Business School."

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