Category Archives: advertising

Killing us softly – advertising’s image of women

Thanks to Keris for posting this short video about how the way women are portrayed in advertising is harmful. I thought it deserved sharing with a wider audience. I like the quote from Cindy Crawford who said “I wish I … Continue reading

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Back to the 1950s with Fairy liquid’s sexist advert

I know I shouldn’t give Proctor and Gamble the publicity, but I do feel that it’s also important to dissect adverts which display blatant sexism or other outdated social mores. This is their latest effort, for the Olympics. “It takes … Continue reading

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