Advertising Industry

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Adblockers and Innovative Ad Companies are Working Together to Build a More Privacy-Friendly Web
Eckersley,Peter; Toner,Alan
Article
2015
Eckersley and Toner talk more about the coalition between tracker and ad-blocker companies that will respect a 'Do Not Track' policy.
Adbusters: Periodical profile
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Adbusters magazine web site with spoof ads, anti-advertising messages, articles.
Captains of Consciousness: Advertising and the Social Roots of the Consumer Culture
Ewen, Stuart
Book
1974
Captains of Consciousness offers a historical look at the origins of the advertising industry and consumer society at the turn of the twentieth century.
Culture Inc.: The Corporate Takeover of Public Expression
Schiller, Herbert I.
Book
1989
Schiller defends democratic expression and free access to information while demonstrating the ways in which public expression, public space, and public access to information are becoming increasingly ...
From Politics to Profit: The Commercialization of Canadian Daily Newspapers, 1890-1920
Sotiron, Minko
Book
1997
Analyzes the transformation of Canadian newspapers that occurred between 1890 and 1920 when daily newspapers slowly changed from political mouthpieces to a marketable industry.
Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media
Herman, Edward S.; Chomsky, Noam
Book
1988
Contrary to the usual image of the press and cantankerous, obstinate, and ubiquitious in its search for truth, Herman and Chomsky depict how an underlying elite consensus largely structures all facets...
Profit motives behind sexualization of 'tween girls
Article
2008
The sexualization of 'tween girls - those between the ages of 8 and 12 -- in pop culture and advertising is a growing problem fueled by marketers' efforts to create cradle-to-grave consumers.
Rebel Sell: Why the Culture Can't be Jammed
Heath, Joseph; Potter, Adnrew
Book
2004
Released in the U.S. under the title Nation of Rebels: Why Counterculture Became Consumer Culture, the book is a critique of the underlying theory of counterculture Heath and Potter note that the cap...

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New Internationalist
New Internationalist reports on issues of world poverty and inequality. We focus attention on the unjust relationship between the powerful and the powerless worldwide in the fight for global justice.
Sources
Sources specializes in collecting, indexing, and disseminating information to help journalists, editors, and researchers quickly reach articulate experts and spokespersons who can provide background i...

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Test Your Online Privacy Protection with EFF's Panopticlick
Sources News Release
2015
The Electronic Frontier Foundation launched new online tracker-testing in its Panopticlick tool today, helping you analyze the privacy protections in your Web browser. New Feature Analyzes Your Web Br...

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New Internationalist
Serial Publication (Periodical)
New Internationalist reports on issues of world poverty and inequality. We focus attention on the unjust relationship between the powerful and the powerless worldwide in the fight for global justice.