Tag Archives: advertising

VIRAL VIDEO: Heartwarming Danish Holiday Ad Shows Father Accepting His Transgender Daughter

Raw Story reports: A new commercial from Denmark contains a heartwarming message for the holidays about acceptance and the power of familiar love. HelloGiggles.com said that the ad is for electronics company Elgiganten and is called “Let the gifts speak.” It begins with a family at Christmas opening presents. One member of the family, a teenaged trans daughter looks uncomfortable ...

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Bill Donohue: Microsoft Shows Hate For White Jesus By “Pushing The LGBT Agenda” In Holiday Ad [VIDEO]

Just in from Catholic League blowhard Bill Donohue: Ask any schoolboy what the meaning of Christmas is, and he will say it celebrates the birth of Jesus. Ask the ideologues at Microsoft, and they will say it means whatever their politics dictate. This year it represents an opportunity to exploit Christmas by pushing the LGBT agenda. Microsoft has released a ...

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UTAH: Activist Fred Karger Readies Ad Campaign To Challenge Tax-Exempt Status Of Mormon Church

The Salt Lake Tribune reports: A prominent gay-rights activist and former U.S. presidential candidate hopes to build “the biggest, loudest and most comprehensive” legal case ever mounted for revoking the tax-exempt status of the Mormon church. Republican political operative Fred Karger, a longtime critic of LDS Church involvement in California’s 2008 Proposition 8 campaign, said Thursday he has amassed a ...

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BACKFIRED: Major Brands Continue To Flee Breitbart, Only Automated “Remnant Fill” Ads Now Appear There

Breitbart’s continuing attacks on Kellogg’s have rather predictably backfired. Investor Relations reports: The move by many of these large corporations to cancel ad contracts on Breitbart seems to already be hurting the company, as the majority of current ads on the news site are being fed to the site by Google and Taboola, which are third party ad providers, and ...

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WND Joins Kellogg’s Boycott Because First Amendment

Just For Men Mustache Olympics gold medalist and World Net Daily founder Joseph Farah writes: It’s a dangerous thing, indeed, when fat-cat, multinational corporations like Kellogg determine to use their powerful advertising position to squelch free speech and freedom of the press by selectively boycotting media companies because they stand for principles like American national sovereignty. Don’t get me wrong. ...

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POLAND: Auction Site Goes Globally Viral With Holiday Ad Depicting Elderly Man Learning English [VIDEO]

You may need a tissue for this. The Independent reports: A Polish Christmas advert, which has been viewed more than two-and-a-half million times, about a grandfather learning English is melting hearts worldwide. The advert, released by online auction website Allegro, starts with the elderly man receiving an “English For Beginners” audio set from the website. He then sets about becoming ...

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LOUISIANA: Triggered Snowflakes Force Removal Of Atheist Holiday Billboard After Two Hours [VIDEO]

Via Raw Story: A billboard promoting atheism during the holiday season has been run out of town by Christians in Monroe, Louisiana, who deemed it too offensive for their community’s religious sensibilities to tolerate. This message proved to be so triggering for Christians in the community that they successfully demanded that it be taken down on the grounds that it ...

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Breitbart: Kellogg’s Might Kill Your Children

Breitbart today fired another warning shot at companies that might be considering joining an advertising ban by publishing a list of several product recalls made by Kellogg’s over the last few years. Their article begins with this: “Kellogg’s, a company facing accusations of profiting from child labor practices at an Indonesian supplier, has also faced multiple food product recalls in ...

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VIRAL VIDEO: Chilling “Sandy Hook Promise” PSA Alerts Students To Early Warning Signs Of Mass Shooters

Over 2.6 million views in the first 48 hours. Mic.com reports: The onset of this PSA from Sandy Hook Promise, an organization created in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School mass shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, begins innocently enough. The video follows a boy, Evan (the same name as the video), exchanging messages on a desk in the school ...

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Colbert Mocks Breitbart: You’d Think They’d Love An Orange Cartoon Who Makes Things Grrrreat [VIDEO]

Via Raw Story: Since the election, Colbert noted that there has been a lot of scrutiny on the alt-right news blog Breitbart, or as Colbert joked Breitbart.white. “Critics say the site is a hotbed of racist, sexist and anti-semitic views while supporters say exactly the same thing,” Colbert joked. After a lot of backlash, Kellogg’s announced they’d be pulling their ...

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WND Has The Breitbart Advertiser Boycott Sadz

From the totally reasonable World Net Daily: A Donald Trump-hating Twitter user – who is too scared to reveal his true identity because he says he fears backlash from Trump supporters – is attempting to destroy a leading conservative news site with a coordinated campaign attacking its advertisers and claiming it’s “racist.” The anonymous Twitter user, known as Sleeping Giants, ...

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American Atheists Unveil Holiday Billboard Messages

Hemant Mehta reports at the Friendly Atheist: American Atheists just revealed their 2016 holiday billboard campaign. Once again, they’re urging people who are on the fence about religion to skip church. The first sign, riffing on Donald Trump‘s campaign slogan, says “Make Christmas Great Again — Skip Church!” The billboard will be up throughout December in Lynchburg, Virginia, and Shreveport, ...

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BMW Pulls “Targeted Ads” From Breitbart

Bloomberg reports: Breitbart has become a minefield for brands in recent weeks, with critics lining up on both sides of the political aisle. Before Kellogg abandoned the site, activists attacked the cereal brand for advertising on Breitbart, saying its content espouses racist and anti-Semitic views. A screen shot showing an advertisement for Kellogg’s Frosted Mini Wheats was part of an ...

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Breitbart Declares “War” On Kellogg’s Over Ad Ban

From the Hollywood Reporter: Breitbart News, the media outlet whose executive chairman, Steve Bannon, was Donald Trump’s campaign CEO and is now the president-elect’s chief counselor, is declaring war on liberal activists who are encouraging brands to withhold their advertising from the popular website. Insurance company Allstate and food company Kellogg’s, maker of Fruit Loops and Cocoa Krispies, are the ...

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Kellogg’s Bans Ads From Breitbart Over Hate Speech

Bloomberg reports: Kellogg Co. is pulling its ads from the website Breitbart News, the right-wing news organization whose former chairman Steve Bannon was tapped as a top adviser to President-elect Donald Trump. Brands that advertise on Breitbart have drawn flak in recent weeks, with activists saying the website espouses racist and anti-Semitic views. A screen shot showing an advertisement for ...

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WAR ON CHRISTMAS: South Carolina Gun Dealer Launches Holiday Billboard Campaign With AR-15s

From Greenville, South Carolina’s NBC affiliate: A Columbia gun dealer is launching its controversial Christmas billboard campaign for the third year, and says its goal is to “start conversation about the role of firearms in the American household.” A release from Palmetto State Armory said the campaign is designed to lead to conversation about guns in a “positive and lighthearted ...

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Gay Husbands Star In Hershey’s Holiday Ad [VIDEO]

Paging One Million Moms. Gay Star News reports: Confectionary brand Hershey’s features gay husbands in its latest ‘Say It With A Kiss’ advertising campaign advert. The adorable advert features husbands Josh and Matt Noble, who live in New York City. The couple recently moved Josh’s mother into their home so they could help support her. “She and my father spent ...

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Major Ad Service Drops Breitbart For Hate Speech

Bloomberg reports: AppNexus Inc., operator of one of the biggest digital advertising services, has barred Breitbart News from using its ad-serving tools because the conservative online publisher violated its hate speech rules. AppNexus scrutinized Breitbart’s website after U.S. President-Elect Donald Trump tapped Steve Bannon, former executive chairman of Breitbart, to be White House chief strategist last week. The digital ad ...

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The John Lewis Holiday Ad Is Here [VIDEO]

The Christmas ad for Britain’s John Lewis department store chain is always big news and pundits love to find metaphors for current events. This year is no different. The Guardian reports: In theory, the intention was admirable. But this year has been such a domino stack of heartbreaking disappointment that John Lewis wouldn’t have had to do much to make ...

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Jordanian Air: Fly To America Now, Just In Case

NBC News reports: As the world waited Tuesday for Americans to choose their new president, a Middle East airline launched an advertising campaign that took a swipe at Donald Trump’s original plan to ban Muslims from the USA. Royal Jordanian Airlines posted a promotion on social media urging customers: “Just in case he wins… travel to the U.S. while you’re ...

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