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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Dunkin’ Donuts Ad in Thailand Causes Uproar | TIME.com

Dunkin’ Donuts Ad in Thailand Causes Uproar | TIME.com | A Cultural History of Advertising | Scoop.it
A new ad from the company's Thai division is raising eyebrows, and the donut chain has apologized for it on Twitter
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we aren't getting better..this is sad

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k3hamilton's comment, September 3, 2013 10:52 AM
Charcoal Donut and this imagery? Sad! but worse is this "However, at least in the campaign’s intended market, the ad appears to be a smash hit. Nadim Salhani, CEO of Dunkin’ Donuts Thailand told the AP that donut sales have gone up 50% since the ad launched — an increase he credits to interest in the company’s new marketing."
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1950s Racism in America: Crisis in Levittown, Pennsylvania Documentary Part 1 (1957)

1957  Watch the full film: http: http://thefilmarchived.blogspot.com/2010/11/crisis-in-levittown-1957.html

 

 

 

 

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New Racism Museum Reveals the Ugly Truth Behind Aunt Jemima

New Racism Museum Reveals the Ugly Truth Behind Aunt Jemima | A Cultural History of Advertising | Scoop.it
David Pilgrim has spent decades collecting racist pictures, signs, and knick-knacks. Now he's sharing his collection with the world.
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Collective Action And The Frito Bandito » Sociological Images

Collective Action And The Frito Bandito » Sociological Images | A Cultural History of Advertising | Scoop.it

A “cunning, clever-and sneaky” thief who loved the “cronchy” corn chips, he was targeted by the Mexican American Anti-Defamation Committee (MAADC).

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RACISM, ETHNICITY AND TELEVISION - The Museum of Broadcast Communications

RACISM, ETHNICITY AND TELEVISION - The Museum of Broadcast Communications | A Cultural History of Advertising | Scoop.it

"Until the late 1980s whiteness was consistently naturalized in U.S. television--social whiteness, that is, not the "pinko-grayishness" that British novelist E.M. Forster correctly identified as the standard skin-hue of Europeans. This whiteness has not been culturally monochrome. Irish, Italians, Jews, Poles, British, French, Germans, Russians, whether as ethnic entities or national representatives, have dotted the landscape of TV drama, providing the safe spice of white life, entertaining trills and flourishes over the basso ostinato of social whiteness..."

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