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See the New York City Ballet's Remarkable Film That Quietly and Beautifully Honors 9/11 Dancers at dawn

Most of the brand talk around 9/11 this year was about marketers doing it wrong. But DDB New York and the New York City Ballet quietly did it right with…

September 19, 2013, 1:27 PM EDT

AT&T Apologizes for 9/11 Image Showing Phone Framing the Tribute in Light Tweet is pulled down after an hour

UPDATE: AT&T's CEO has added his own apology. Scroll down to see it. After getting bombarded with hate tweets for about an hour this afternoon, AT&T removed an image from Twitter…

September 11, 2013, 1:53 PM EDT

Ad for the 9/11 Memorial Encourages You to 'Take a Day to Remember' BBDO's new PSA

Robert De Niro narrates this new spot for the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, encouraging viewers to "take a day to remember" that morning 12 years ago, when thousands…

September 11, 2013, 11:04 AM EDT

Golf Course Finds Itself in the Rough Over Crass 9/11 Newspaper Ad Nine holes for $9.11

A Wisconsin golf course posted an apology on Facebook late Monday for a newspaper ad pledging to commemorate 9/11 with an offer of "9 holes with cart for only $9.11."…

September 10, 2013, 7:06 AM EDT

9/11 Echoes Stronger as 'Mad Men' Ads Hit Building Sides Teaser campaign for Season 5 goes big

Teaser ads for Season 5 of Mad Men, showing a falling man on a stark white background above the AMC show's premiere date, have been criticized for evoking 9/11 ever…

March 5, 2012, 10:27 AM EST

Ad Agency Is Obscenely Excited About 1 World Trade Center Carrot Creative photo blog tracks construction

There's no denying that the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks is a somber occasion, but it's also a time to take pride in America, which is why you…

September 9, 2011, 3:42 PM EDT

Ad Uses World Trade Center as Metaphor for Bad Knees Few details available on pharma reference to 9/11

Yet another international ad referencing 9/11 surfaced (with few details) this weekend after a Reddit user posted it under the headline, "Pre-9/11 ad is strangely predictive." As Copyranter notes, it's…

August 22, 2011, 8:13 AM EDT

Firefighter in 9/11 law-firm ad wasn't at 9/11

A law firm specializing in 9/11 lawsuits is feeling the heat today after the New York Post revealed that the firefighter in its latest "I was there" ad wasn't, actually,…

March 28, 2011, 1:29 PM EDT

French paper is latest to offend with 9/11 ad

Why is it that every year, right before 9/11, we get a tasteless new 9/11-themed advertisement? Last year it was the WWF/DDB shitstorm, with the ad showing hundreds of…

September 7, 2010, 3:58 PM EDT

MTA approves 9/11-themed anti-mosque ad

It's been a while since we've seen 9/11 invoked for shallow partisan reasons, but New York's MTA has fixed that by okaying an ad for the city's buses that…

August 11, 2010, 9:02 AM EDT