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Texas Billboard: Liberals Get Out Of Our Great State

USA Today reports: A photo of a billboard in the Texas panhandle is gaining national attention for its message urging “liberals” to keep driving until they leave the state. “Liberals please continue on I-40 until you have left our GREAT STATE OF TEXAS,” the sign reads, according to a photo taken by Kyle Mccallie. That photo has been shared more ...

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NEW MEXICO: Local Television Runs Ad From Gay US House Candidate Saying “Fuck The NRA” [VIDEO]

The Huffington Post reports: A Democratic congressional candidate is out with a new TV ad using far more explicit language than the usual political spot. “Fuck the NRA,” Pat Davis says in the 15-second ad. “Their pro-gun policies have resulted in dead children, dead mothers and dead fathers.” Davis is an Albuquerque city council member running for the Democratic nomination ...

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Please Take This JMG Reader Survey

Gentle readers: As you surely have seen, news sites are increasingly transitioning away from display and banner ads, which now pay a fraction of what they used to, in favor of page takeovers, in-post videos, pop-up videos, sidebar videos, and other more intrusive means of collecting eyeballs. In an effort to keep the lights on here at JMG, please consider ...

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IBM Joins Advertiser Stampede From Laura Ingraham

The Wrap reports: Laura Ingraham’s mass exodus of advertisers is picking up steam, as IBM quietly pulled its advertising from “The Ingraham Angle.” “IBM no longer advertises on the show you referenced,” a spokesman for the company told TheWrap. The tech company becomes the 23rd sponsor to boycott the show in recent days. Ingraham didn’t mention the Hogg dispute on ...

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PETA Billboards: Deport Callous Cheating Trump Junior

Via press release from PETA: As President Trump deploys National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border to help keep asylum-seekers out, PETA is warning people about the presence of “undesirables” much closer to home and pointing the finger at trophy hunter Donald Trump Jr. The group plans to run billboards in the border towns of El Paso and Laredo, Texas, ...

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David Hogg To Ingraham: I’ll Accept Your Apology Only If You Denounce The Way Fox News Has Treated Us

The Hill reports: Parkland, Fla., high school shooting survivor David Hogg said Thursday that he will only accept an apology from Fox News host Laura Ingraham for mocking him over college rejections if she denounced her network’s coverage of the Parkland students pushing for gun control. Four companies — TripAdvisor, Wayfair, Expedia and pet food brand Nutrish — pulled their ...

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Rachel Ray Brand First To Yank Ads From Ingraham

The New York Daily News reports: An advertiser said Thursday it is severing ties with Laura Ingraham’s Fox News show just hours after Florida school shooting survivor David Hogg implored businesses to do so. Rachael Ray’s pet food brand Nutrish said Thursday it was distancing itself from the conservative pundit’s “The Ingraham Angle,” which airs weeknights at 10 p.m. “We ...

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New iPhone Ad Celebrates Same-Sex Marriage [VIDEO]

CNET reports: Australia made same-sex marriage legal in December, after more than 61 percent of the country declared in a survey that they were for it. Apple was on the side of the majority, making its feelings clear well before the survey. So its latest iPhone X ad — specifically for the Australian market — celebrates some of the first ...

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Ad Revenue Soars 62% For MSNBC, 32% For CNN

The Hill reports: Advertising revenue on cable news grew a prodigious 25 percent year-over-year, with MSNBC seeing the biggest jump, according a Friday report from Adweek. New data from the Standard Media Index, which tracks 70 percent of national advertising spending “fresh from the invoicing source” according to its website, shows that MSNBC grew its revenue from from January 2017 ...

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Samsung Chronicles Gus Kenworthy’s Roots [VIDEO]

In the first of a three-clip series, this afternoon Samsung published a short video which chronicles gay Olympian Gus Kenworthy’s “Road To Pyeongchang.” Samsung is just one of the major endorsements earned by Kenworthy, who won a silver in Sochi and is a favorite to medal in South Korea. On an unrelated note, there’s this: Olympic freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy ...

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Breitbart: Google Staffers Are Conspiring Against Us

Breitbart is ever so pissed: Left-wingers at Google are engaged in a relentless effort to demonetize Breitbart News from its AdSense platform and are linking advertising clients to the anti-Breitbart, far-left pressure group Sleeping Giants. In addition to placing pressure on management to take action against the site, they are also working to undermine Breitbart’s reputation with advertisers. Breitbart News ...

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Unilever Threatens To Pull Web Ads Over Fake News

CNN reports: Unilever is threatening to pull its advertising from digital platforms that it says have become a “swamp” of fake news, racism, sexism and extremism. The forceful warning to digital platforms such as Google and Facebook will be delivered at an advertising conference in California later on Monday. “We cannot continue to prop up a digital supply chain which ...

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Trump 2020 Campaign Ad Slams “Disgraceful” Dems For Failing To Applaud Their Glorious Leader During SOTU

The Washington Examiner reports: The Trump campaign released an ad today featuring Democrats’ “disgraceful” reaction to his State of the Union address Jan. 30. The advertisement from Donald J. Trump for President, Inc. highlighted moments from the speech when Trump touted accomplishments of his administration, all the while Democrat lawmakers refrained from clapping, showing any sort of positive reaction, and ...

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Coke’s Super Bowl Ad Triggers Todd Starnes [VIDEO]

Todd Starnes is ever so pissed about last night’s Coke ad: Coca-Cola’s new Super Bowl commercial celebrates the diversity of the LGBTQIA community — along with a special wink-wink, nod-nod to the non-binary/transgender crowd. The commercial, which aired during the fourth quarter of Sunday’s game, includes a same-sex couple and a person who identifies with the pronoun “them.” There’s a ...

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Airbnb To Troll Trump During SOTU [VIDEO]

CNBC reports: Airbnb has been one of the most aggressive corporate critics of the current administration’s policies. Tuesday, ahead of President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address, it’s making another very public political statement. The home-sharing start-up will be running a six-figure ad on some cable networks that plays off Trump’s alleged “shithole” comments — and promotes Airbnb’s business ...

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VIRAL VIDEO: Burger King Explains Net Neutrality

AdWeek raves: On the heels of its brilliant anti-bullying spot last year, Burger King has found another cause it can get behind, and promote with a clever in-store stunt — net neutrality. Net neutrality is a complicated topic to explain, which is where Burger King came in with a meaty metaphor. It set up a social experiment at a BK ...

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One Million Moms Vs The NFL

Just in via email from Monica Cole: The NFL has told the nation’s largest veterans service organization, American Vets, its patriotic ad that encourages people to stand for the American flag and national anthem will not be tolerated. AMVETS had been solicited by the NFL to place an ad in the Super Bowl LII program. When the submitted advertisement included ...

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Gus Kenworthy Named P&G Brand Ambassador [VIDEO]

The Cincinnati Business Courier reports: Procter & Gamble Co. revealed today that U.S. freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy, who is expected to compete in the Olympic Winter Games in South Korea, will be a brand ambassador for Head & Shoulders shampoo. Regarded as the first openly gay action-sports athlete, Kenworthy will be featured in the “Shoulders of Greatness” advertising campaign for ...

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NEW YORK: Appeals Court Rules Woman May Sue State Over Photo Used In HIV Awareness Campaign

The New York Daily News reports: A Brooklyn woman’s lawsuit against the state for using her photo in an ad promoting the rights of HIV-positive people can proceed — because society has yet to fully accept people who have the virus, an appeals court ruled Tuesday. Avril Nolan — who does not have HIV — sued the state’s Division of ...

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Pro-Trump Super PAC Ad: “Thank You President Trump For Letting Us Say Merry Christmas Again” [VIDEO]

Think Progress reports: A pro-Trump nonprofit says it is spending $1 million to air a new pro-Trump ad that concludes with a little girl saying, “Thank you President Trump for letting us say ‘Merry Christmas’ again!” America First Policies — a group including Trump’s digital and data director Brad Parscale, freshly-indicted former deputy campaign manager Rick Gates, and former Mike ...

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