33 pages of the magazine cover style and 136 pages cover health, sex, relationships, fitness, and nutrition with about half the magazine having advertisements for a variety of products including cars, cologne, clothes, alcohol, and healthy foods.
The presidential election of 2008 was not the exception; candidates and interest groups spent 2.6 billion dollars on advertising that year from which 2 billion were used exclusively for broadcast television (Seelye 2008.) Although the effectiveness of these advertisements is relatively small compared to the money spent on them (Liasson 2012), it is important for American voters to think critically about the information and arguments presented by these ads....
Unlike most tort cases that are decided in the courtroom by a judge, most deceptive advertisement claims are turned over to governmental agencies like the Federal Trade Commission.
A new infographic from exactly how they manipulate images. From using motor oil as a stand-in for syrup to passing off mashed potatoes as ice cream, advertisers have no end of tricks up their sleeves to make products seem more appealing.