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Dove Magazine Ad Uses Carbon Paper to Show How Abusive Words Don't Fade

Building children's self-esteem

The Dove Self Esteem Project and agency Torke+CC in Lisbon, Portugal, placed an ad (and a pen) in a parenting magazine and asked adults to write down the worst thing…

Microsoft Ad Turns Forbes Print Magazines Into T-Mobile WiFi Hotspots

2-3 hours of free connectivity

Microsoft stuffed a functional WiFi router into a limited number of the most recent issue of Forbes, perhaps inspired by Entertainment Weekly's use of tiny LCD screens in one of…

Incredible Cover of Boston Magazine Made of Shoes Worn in the Marathon

Another great design born of tragedy

The stunning May cover of Boston magazine features a photo of shoes worn in this year's Boston Marathon, arranged in a heart shape. "We will finish the race," says the…

The New York Times Defends Putting Ad With Bloodied Man Next to Bombing Coverage

Too soon?

The New York Times took some heat from readers on Monday for allowing an online ad showing a bloodied man lying on the ground to appear next to coverage of…

Chicago Tribune Buys Pizza for Boston Globe After Last Week's Hell Week

Gesture of thanks for 'tenacious coverage'

The Chicago Tribune really, really loves Boston. Following the moral support it showed last week in the wake of the bombings at the marathon (via an impressive stunt on the…

Chicago Tribune Honors Boston With Amazing Tribute From One Great Sports Town to Another

We're all Boston fans now

Here's a pretty incredible piece of editorial from the front page of the sports section in Tuesday's Chicago Tribune—a tribute to Boston following Monday's bombings that turns all Chicago sports…

Wedding Magazine Flip-Flops on Photographer's Ad Showing Gay Couple

Change of heart, and apology, after protest

Wedding photographer Anne Almasy probably didn't think buying her first print ad in a magazine would be such an emotional roller coaster. Weddings Unveiled initially rejected her ad because it…

Lexus Hides Swimsuit Models in Interactive 'Sports Illustrated' Ad

Scan a code, and they come to life

Automakers seem to love the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue—probably because women wearing little clothing have been a staple of auto ads for generations. Last year we saw Ford sneak a…

British Journalist Puts Ad in Chicago Tribune Telling Oprah What to Ask Lance

David Walsh's continuing quest

Lance Armstrong is reportedly ready to confess to drug use in an interview being taped today with Oprah Winfrey. In the lead-up to the interview, David Walsh, sports editor of…

Toothless Girl Just Wants You to Smile in New Ad for 'The Sun'

Winter joy from Grey London

Grey London has followed up last summer's great commercial for The Sun with this ad in which a little girl with a mouth like an old hockey player (her missing…

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