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This Newspaper Turned Its Front and Back Pages Into an Anti-Violence Protest Sign

McCann Lima helps the media join a movement

Have you ever heard what people say about Latinos? They're intense, passionate and "macho"—a quality that's often seen as protective. Obviously, these are stereotypes. Another side of the "Latin man" is that he can…

Lucasfilm Ran This Ad in an Irish Paper to Thank the Locals After Filming Star Wars There

Go mbeidh an fórsa leat!

In an infinitely classy and gracious move, Lucasfilm took out an ad in the Irish Examiner to thank the communities of Crookhaven, Goleen and the Brow Head peninsula, where parts…

This Newspaper Used an Algorithm to Play a Nasty Trick on Readers in Comments Section

Inverting opinions gives them a taste of censorship

A publication in Pakistan is taking an aggressive approach to stressing the importance of press freedoms—by helping readers better understand the unpleasantness of having their own words inverted. The Daily Times…

Proud Mom Posts a 'Celebrations' Ad in the Newspaper for Her Son's Coming-Out

Protesting the defeat of HERO legislation in Texas

Houston voters recently shot down an ambitious piece of equal rights legislation, HERO, which would have prohibited discrimination of gender identity, sexual orientation and 13 other characteristics. In response, one mother…

Are You Out There, Gary? Classified Ad Seeks This Girl's Father, Last Seen in 1969

Who doesn't know she exists

Here's your classified ad of the day.  A freewheeling 1960s fling between a nurse and a pharmaceutical salesman led to the birth of a baby girl in 1970 who never met…

1973 Personals Ad Reminds You Trolling Was a Thing Even in 1973

Man misses girlfriend, or does he?

Ahh, the good old days, when men were men, women were women, the Internet didn't exist and one had to troll at a much slower pace. According to this personals ad…

Crazy 3-D Newspaper Ad Brilliantly Hides a Whole Kitchen Inside a Classifieds Page

No, you're not dreaming

Innovative newspaper ads are a rare beast. We've seen a few fun ones lately—the Game of Thrones ad with the dragon shadow; the ad for the movie The Book Thief…

The Year's Oddest Celebrity Endorsement? Shin-Soo Choo Pitches Korean Meat Bulgogi

NYT ad baffles many

What a load of bulgogi. The grilled, marinated meat from Korea is suddenly on the media's plate after this strange ad was placed in The New York Times last week. Texas…

Man Trolls Girlfriend With Mean but Funny Newspaper Ad for Valentine's Day

Alex's almost-proposal to Jodie

Isn't this the most romantic newspaper ad you've ever … oh, wait. This two-part classified ad appeared on Valentine's Day in Australia's Launceston Examiner newspaper. Hopefully Jodie has a sense of…

Lorde Takes Out Full-Page Ad in New Zealand to Thank Fans in a Handwritten Letter

Basking in the Grammys glow

Lorde is a humble, homegrown New Zealand star, and she's taken out a full-page ad in the New Zealand Herald to make sure everyone back home knows she hasn't forgotten…

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