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Topic: Domestic Violence

Outtakes From the 'No More' Campaign Are More Powerful Than the Original PSAs Y&R's 'Speechless' series

Sometimes, it's the unexpected things that happen on a commercial set that send the most powerful message of all. Case in point: the Joyful Heart Foundation's "No More" campaign against domestic…

December 15, 2014, 10:32 AM EST

NFL Players Say 'No More' to Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault in Powerful PSAs Addressing the league's crisis

Nearly two dozen current and former National Football League stars appear in powerful new PSAs condemning domestic violence and sexual abuse. They look straight into the camera as they say "No…

October 29, 2014, 11:05 AM EDT

No More Mr. Nice Guy: PSA Campaign Reveals the Brutal Duplicity of Abusers When love quickly turns to its opposite

You'll want to wipe that smile off his face. Lowe Campbell Ewald's chilling new public-service campaign for Haven, a Michigan nonprofit that assists victims of rape and domestic violence, strips away…

October 10, 2014, 9:16 AM EDT

DiGiorno Is Really, Really Sorry About Its Tweet Accidentally Making Light of Domestic Violence Reminder to always check the context on hashtags

DiGiorno Pizza has become one of the top brands on Twitter thanks to its quick wit and good ear for real-time conversations, but one careless tweet last night put that…

September 9, 2014, 10:06 AM EDT

2014's Bleakest World Cup Ad Is Full of Cheering but Will Leave You Devastated Chilling PSA from England

We've talked a lot about the connection people feel for their respective teams during the World Cup, and the advertising that celebrates it. But this haunting PSA reminds us that…

June 25, 2014, 12:41 PM EDT

Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: May 23-30 Happy ads and a haunting PSA. Pick your favorite

From the horror of domestic violence to uplifting scenes of domestic bliss, this week's best ads show very different sides of life and the human condition. Adidas's most famous Argentinian brand…

May 30, 2014, 10:23 AM EDT

Shocking PSA Might Make You Think Differently About Domestic Violence How would you react to these two incidents?

Hidden cameras have been used in various PSA campaigns lately to shed light on how people react in public to distressing situations. Notably, there was the Norwegian stunt where a…

May 23, 2014, 12:39 PM EDT

After Viral Success of Inequality Ads, Creators Say They Will Expand Campaign 'Auto-Complete Truth' sparks global debate

Late last week, a creative twist on print advertising became a global phenomenon, as the "Auto-Complete Truth" campaign for UN Women exploded across social media and generated worldwide discussion. AdFreak's writeup…

October 24, 2013, 1:08 PM EDT

Powerful Ads Use Real Google Searches to Show the Scope of Sexism Worldwide Simple visual for inequality

Here's a simple and powerful campaign idea from UN Women using real suggested search terms from Google's autocomplete feature. Campaign creator Christopher Hunt, head of art for Ogilvy & Mather…

October 18, 2013, 12:02 PM EDT

Austin Bar Makes Amends After Putting Out the Year's Worst Sidewalk Sign Employee fired, cash raised

There are awesome chalkboard sidewalk signs, and there are less awesome chalkboard sidewalk signs. Minibar, a bar in Austin, Texas, recently put out a less awesome chalkboard sidewalk sign—and then…

October 10, 2013, 10:13 AM EDT

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