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What America Eats: The Triumph of Marketing Over Science Fed Up director says companies deliberately mislead consumers

What inspired you to make the movie? The initial idea was [the film’s executive producer and narrator] Katie Couric’s. I was on her show promoting my last film, Tapped, and as…

June 17, 2014, 11:30 AM EDT

Seattle's Best Tried to Take a Dig at Dunkin, but Taco Bell Stole Its Thunder Found guys named Duncan for coffee taste test

Imitation is the sincerest form of fla—rather, great minds think alike.  Seattle's Best Coffee's new spot features various dudes who happen to be named Duncan proclaiming their love for the Starbucks-owned…

April 17, 2014, 11:53 AM EDT

Lauren Reeves Is Satisfried [Video] Adweek's Mad Woman says fast food is the very best kind of health food

Hello again! A miracle has happened to fast food. We don't have to worry anymore about what it's doing to our bodies because there are so many super healthy menu options!…

October 9, 2013, 3:28 PM EDT

Lauren Reeves Is Satisfried Adweek's Mad Woman says fast food is the very best kind of health food

Fast food is the very best kind of health food reveals Adweek's Mad Woman

October 9, 2013, 2:32 PM EDT

Brand #Fail Saddled by a wave of online faux pas, marketers struggle to break through the wall of consumer criticism

Social media? For too many brands, it might feel more like anti-social media. It’s no secret that the rush of consumers and advertisers to Facebook and Twitter has made it ever…

May 15, 2012, 6:20 AM EDT

Does This Look Like Health Food? By way of self-regulation, marketers manage to fight back fed clampdown on kid food ads—for now

Perhaps nothing illustrates the debate over marketing food to kids better than the current ad campaign for the revamped, healthier Happy Meal from McDonald’s. An animated TV spot targeting children 8…

March 27, 2012, 6:07 AM EDT

Perspective: Fast-Food Nation Frank Martinez is the face of the future

In 1969, the Apollo 11 astronauts walked on the moon, the Woodstock Festival rocked upstate New York and your average McDonald’s customer looked a lot like young Jimmy, here. (For…

March 14, 2012, 9:56 PM EDT