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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

We haven't seen the last of 9/11-themed ads

In the wake of the WWF/DDB fiasco, Adland has posted a bunch of other 9/11-themed ads done over the years. Many of them are also pretty tasteless—in particular, the…

September 8, 2009, 10:58 AM EDT

DDB, WWF Reeling From Fallout Over 9/11 Ad

UPDATE, Friday. In their joint apology for this now-infamous 9/11 ad, DDB Brazil and WWF Brazil mentioned their previous collaborations. Here's a sampling of ads they've done together since 2007. UPDATE,…

September 1, 2009, 10:51 AM EDT