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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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How Advertisers Failed Women in 2012

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Hoover 'Christmas' 1962 TV Commercial -electrical goods just for mum

"More time for leisure". A suite of amazing 'new' electrical goods for 1963, just "For Mum", at Christmas. Australian 1962 60sec TV ad produced by Avondale S...
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"Gifts she will treasure"- maybe not!

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20 Bad Vintage Christmas Ads

20 Bad Vintage Christmas Ads | A Cultural History of Advertising | Scoop.it
Vintage ads are often terrible, but these holiday ads take terrible to a new low. Whether it's Santa as a sex object or a cigarette carton for a sleigh, these ads are festive, fun, and totally inappropriate.
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Yup..they're bad, bad, bad

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18 Ads That Changed How We Think About Women

18 Ads That Changed How We Think About Women | A Cultural History of Advertising | Scoop.it
Why is that women are always laying down, delicate, or almost naked?
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Diversity: African Americans -Imagery & Stereotyping- Common Excuses

Diversity: African Americans -Imagery & Stereotyping- Common Excuses | A Cultural History of Advertising | Scoop.it

"The mission of this collection is to educate about the power of imagery in the stereotyping of race. By understanding how it happened, we can recognize it happening now. Once aware, we can make a conscious effort to avoid the messy thinking stereotyping promotes that leads to fear, prejudice, hate, and discrimination. Increasing sensitivity to these stereotypes can promote racial tolerance. Ultimately, civilization depends on learning to value the racial and cultural diversity of our histories, our nations, and the world in which we live."

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Mia Barchetti's comment, March 6, 2013 11:09 PM
This article mainly talks about the similarities between stereotyping and imagery. I can easily use this to get more detail for my three subtopics dealing with imagery.