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A feature of sex in advertising is that the imagery used, such as that of a pretty woman, typically has no connection to the product being advertised. The purpose of the imagery is to attract the attention of the potential customer or user. The type of imagery that may be used is very broad, and would include nudity , cheesecake , and beefcake , even if it is often only suggestively sexual.
Why Are Americans Uptight When it Comes to Sexual Innuendos in ...
That was hysterical. Like Lyss, I think being up-tight about sexual innuendo is a vestige of our Puritanical roots, perhaps. We ignore sexuality, refuse to address sexuality as a real and valid human experience/emotion, don’t explain it/educate about it and then when the big pink elephant standing in the living room reveals that 13 year olds are having sex, act surprised. Remember the “garage band” Viagra commercial? I can see how a woman will be thrilled that her sex life with her man is the topic of her man’s band, even if they’re singing their praises on the sexual encounter. What about most of ... market research, surveys and trends
Counterfire: bourgeois feminism in socialist pyjamas | Workers ...
Counterfire was launched on International Women’s Day. Throughout the website a lot of work has been done to assure the appearance of gender equality and to foreground the women’s struggle. Photographs of picket lines, for example, carefully show as many or more female workers than male ones. This sounds like PR nonsense but it is important: to develop as a socialist feminist entity in action as well as name, Counterfire, like all of us, must guard against the possibility of misinterpretation. This launch-day effort to highlight women’s rights included a front-page story by women’s editor and SOAS student union women’s officer ... market research, surveys and trends


Liquor Industry Portrays Drinking as Romantic and Cool and Teens ...
Researchers at Michigan State University tracked the dissemination of liquor advertising, measured public opinion, and examined the impact on liquor consumption over a two-year period from 1997 to 1999. The liquor industry had a long-standing voluntary ban on TV advertising for hard liquor. In 1996 the industry formally rescinded the ban, paving the way for television advertising campaigns on dozens of local stations and two cable networks. Key Findings Television advertising expenditures for hard liquor increased from $3 million in 1996 to $15 million in 1998. Adults surveyed in 1999 supported a total ban on TV liquor ads by a ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
American Chronicle | Children, Sex the Media and Law– Whoopee and Whoa
If I were an alien entering this culture and looked to the media for a definition of our sexual persona, I would describe us as a sexually free, very permissive uninhibited society. After watching television, reading magazines, listening to music, and browsing the internet I would conclude that children are sexual, women are sex objects, violence is glorified, men are devalued there is no concern for the consequences of sexual behavior, but interestingly there are words that are classified as obscene ( If I acted on those conclusions and for example, acknowledged a sexual ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Sterling Hospedales: Army Sgt. Pleads Guilty In Child Sex Trafficking ...
Last year, Sgt. Sterling Terrance Hospedales, 27, was assigned to the 4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, and had been stationed at what then was Fort Lewis in Washington State. Now his Army career is over and he is facing 10-15 years behind bars, but could still get life. Hospedales was arrested in April, 2009 and charged with sex trafficking of a child and attempted sex trafficking of a child. It was alleged at the time that he had lured two teens, both runaway’s, into prostitution. He posted nude pictures of the teens along with ads on Craigslist, offering sex in exchange for money. On Tuesday, July 20, 2010 pleaded ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
What Real 'Mad Men' Did, and Didn't Do
Dow Jones Reprints: This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. To order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers, use the Order Reprints tool at the bottom of any article or visit The advertising business is popping up in our living rooms a lot lately, most notably in the cable TV series "Mad Men," which will begin its fourth season on AMC this Sunday. At the start of the show's first episode in 2007, this title appeared on the screen. MAD MEN A term coined in the late 1950s to describe the advertising executives of Madison Avenue. They ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Message Communication in Advertising: Selling the Abercrombie and ...
important to consider the third aspect of sex and advertising, what do consumers think? Sex in advertising is controversial, and it is important to consider ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
RACE, SEX ECONOMICS, AND. TOBACCO ADVERTISING. Reed V. Tuckson, MD, Commissioner of Public Health, District of Columbia. Washington, DC ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
You and Me, Babe: Sex and Advertising
This chapter examines how advertising takes advantage of human biological and social evolution to use sex to sell products. # He's standing in the phone booth when she appears outside, beautiful, seductive, giving him the eye. He melts into a pile of quivering goo, hangs up in midsentence, and opens the door. She smiles seductively and slides past him into the booth. He steps back -- and she closes the door in his face. With an expression of "What happened here?" he goes for a beer. # She leans forward, exposing an incredible quantity of cleavage. The headline reads, "This is Debbie. She wants you to have this pair in your ...
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How sex in advertisements effects the minds of children? - Yahoo ...
Sex scenes can effect any of us adults or children when they see them. It is all about controlling what we experience and not letting it effect us in a terribly effective way. I believe it may bait them into being attractive to a certain social life style. The less they see in this area the better their well being will be. 1 month ago Sign in to vote! 1 Rating: Good Answer 0 Rating: Bad Answer Report Abuse Answerer 2 You need to ask yourself about how old a child is. From me I will say that sex was something I really want to do. For young kids well it wouldn't do that much unless they were watching movies about it. 1 ...
Cigarette smoking is like sex slavery, says French advertising ...
French advertising companies are often criticised for using sexual images to sell everything from designer spectacles to sweetcorn. Now, for the first time, a controversy has erupted in France over the use of sexually suggestive posters as a deterrent. A campaign to discourage young people from smoking shows male and female teenagers kneeling in front of a man, as if being forced to have oral sex. A cigarette takes the place of the man's sexual organ. The caption reads: "Smoking is to be a slave to tobacco." tising/ten-adverts-that-shocked-the-world-190 9328.html ...