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Colin Carlson, left, speaks to fellow student, senior Alex DeFrancesco, before their Evolution of Green Plants class at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, Conn., March 23, 2010.  (AP Photo/Jessica Hill) In this Tuesday, March 23, 2010 photo, Colin Carlson, 13, listens to a question during an interview with The Associated Press at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, Conn.  (AP Photo/Jessica Hill) Colin Carlson, 13, left, and fellow student and friend Eileen Underwood, look at plants at the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Greenhouse at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, Conn., March 23, 2010.  (AP ...
an audience (viewers, readers or listeners) to purchase or take some action upon products, ideals, or services. It includes the name of a product or service and how that product or service could benefit the consumer, to persuade a target market to purchase or to consume that particular brand . These brands are usually paid for or identified through sponsors and viewed via various media. Advertising can also serve to communicate an idea to a mass amount of people in an attempt to convince them to take a certain action, such as encouraging 'environmentally friendly' behaviors, and even unhealthy behaviors through food ...
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The DNC's new John McCain 100 years in Iraq ad | Crooks and Liars
The media rushed to McCain's side to shower him with love and affection after he told an audience that he'd be happy to stay in Iraq for 100 years. He's tried to say that American casulties are his bench mark. Well sir, how many Americans do you consider expendable in Iraq? And how many Iraqi's should die in the process too. Not that they seem to matter in his mind. Heck, it's only their country. Over 60% of America believes it was a bad idea to invade them even after the Petraeus Propaganda Show. In the latestes ABC/WaPo poll 56% of Americans believe we should get out of Iraq even after the media blitz ... market research, surveys and trends
BBC - Victoria Derbyshire's Blog: We're live in Manchester today
Here at the Tory party conference we're bringing together an audience of 200 5 live listeners, with some of the men and women who want to run the country after the next general election. It feels like the old days - a Conservative party conference where the main themes so far are welfare reform and Europe. But this morning we'll also find out about Tory policies on tax, spending, crime and whether the party is really in touch with normal people. Join us at 10 as we ask: Do you want a Tory government? You can comment here on the blog or email victoria@bbc.co.uk . 1. At 09:28am on 05 Oct 2009 , wrote: Europe Why ... market research, surveys and trends

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Emerald FullText Article : Consumers' response to offensive ...
The purpose of this paper is to examine how Chinese and German consumers react to print advertisements that are potentially offensive. Design/methodology/approach – Using culture theories about information context, individualism and feminine consciousness, the paper hypothesizes that Chinese consumers will be less accepting of the advertisements than German consumers. It also compares the dimensions of consumer perceptions for both countries and how consumer perceptions are related with intentions to reject the products and the brands because of the ads. A survey of 563 respondents aged 17-58 from urban China (Shanghai) and ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Consumers' response to offensive advertising: A cross cultural study
In Germany, advertising expenditure totaled US$ 20 billion in 2005 (ZAW, 2006). ..... Over 30 percent of respondents found them offensive and over 18 percent found them ..... Wood, R.E. (1990), “Attacking ageism in advertising: at AARP, ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Business Ethics in Canada: A Personal View
in their advertising, reminiscent of the techniques used in the successful anti- seal ... response to Greenpeace ads attacking clear- cutting. One advertisement's copy read as ... Canadian business attitudes to issues like ageism, ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
This week in the BMJ
BMJ careers advertising sales@bmjcareers.com. 020 7383 6531. Display advertising sales@bmj.com. 020 7383 6350 .... accompanying editorial, John Young says that ageism ... the relative odds of four different outcomes—heart attack or ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Positive Aging Newsletter » Positivity
We often encounter a poster featuring a wizened senior who says, "Growing old is not for sissies." One implication is, of course, that aging is a tough experience to endure. It is all about decline. And it is in this context that we so often find ourselves asking whether we are OK. Is my memory still ok? Can I still think clearly? Have I lost my stamina? Am I still attractive? The list goes on and on. These questions may seem natural enough, but they are not necessary and they are not good friends. As our family therapist colleagues say, "The problem is the problem." By this they mean that when we start to inquire into our ...
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Did Obama take senate oath on Koran or Bible?
This is a good question because I’ve seen a lot of lies plastered around the internet about this. Of course he took his oath of office on a Bible (no matter what that stupid chain letter says). He’s a Christian, not a Muslim. If he was any other religion (Muslim, Pagan, Mormon, Buddhist, etc), he would have no chance of winning. In Minnesota, we elected Keith Ellison, a Muslim to Congress, the first Muslim Congressman ever. He took his oath of office on the Koran. The right wing hate/smear/lie machine figured one black looks just like another to ignorant racists, and Obama has a Muslim sounding name, so ...
How many terrorist attacks in the US did occur during the Clinton ...
World Trade Center Bombing, February 26, 1993: The World Trade Center in New York City was badly damaged when a car bomb planted by Islamic terrorists exploded in an underground garage. The bomb left 6 people dead and 1,000 injured. The Cole was not in the US mainland. Attack on U.S.S. Cole, October 12, 2000: In Aden, Yemen, a small dingy carrying explosives rammed the destroyer U.S.S. Cole, killing 17 sailors and injuring 39 others. Supporters of Usama Bin Laden were suspected. More Americans died from terrorist attacks during the GWB years than during the Clinton years. I hear republicans always talking of "GWB deserves credit ...