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November 17, 2008

The Motrin Moms Fiasco: Mortinmomgate

Why do we get such vanilla advertising? Because anytime a brand makes any kind of statement you get hammered back. Moms (mums) are probably the ones most eager to have a go at a brand too

Check out Logic+Emotion's coverage on the Morton Moms fiasco.

It'll be interesting to see how this pans out.

All started with this ad

Hell hath no fury like a mom on a mission. All we need now is an add from Toyota making fun of Soccer Moms.

May 12, 2008

When contextual ads go wrong!

Aside from the fact the headline would put Dr. Seuss to shame, the context of ad and story really couldn't get much worse...


March 28, 2008

Reverse Racism?


January 17, 2008

Contextual Mishap : Hutchinson 3

There is a seemingly endless supply of contextual ad mishaps, and this is a particularly good example found by David Johnson. It's also an excuse to get a Corey Worthington story on Bannerblog, since every other media outlet is flogging it.


October 11, 2007

Media Gaffe: Colgate's Blind Sex Offender



I'm not sure which one is creepier. In the top we have what the "near blind" man would have seen. In the bottom it's as if he's looking at me. The article can be found here.

Can advertisers ask to not be served on pages containing articles of questionable content. Who wants to have their ad next to this article or others like it?

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