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Topic: 9/11

Holder: 'No Proof Yet' that NOTW Hacked 9/11 Victims

Still 'no timeline' for investigation

In his meeting yesterday with the 9/11 victims' families, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder told them that there was “no proof yet” that their relatives’ phones had been hacked by…

AG Holder Meets With 9/11 Victims' Families About 'NOTW' Hacking Claims

FBI investigation is ongoing

Following last month’s revelation that News of the World journalists may have hacked into the voicemails of 9/11 victims, Politico is reporting that U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is meeting…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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