Topic: PSAs

These New Outdoor Ads in L.A. Capture the Insidious Nature of Domestic Violence

Grim campaign from Quigley-Simpson

Here's a jarring disconnect—hearts and flowers, boxes of chocolates and hand-written love notes mixed with threats and violence. A new outdoor campaign from the Los Angeles Police Department and mayor Eric…

Ad of the Day: Still Need Reasons to Vote? This PSA Campaign Offers Nearly 100

Celebs and influencers urge you to #VoteYourFuture

What do you care about? Is it gun control? Justice for sexual assault victims? Healthcare? Mental health? Reproductive rights? Immigration?  Whatever tugs your cord, #VoteYourFuture has it covered. The nonpartisan initiative…

British PSA Urging Cyclists to Avoid Turning Trucks Draws Fire From Riders

Drivers must be more careful, critics say

A road safety ad by AMV BBDO is sparking cries of victim-blaming in the U.K. for warning cyclists to hang back from trucks that are making left turns—the driver's blind…

The Ad Council and R/GA's 'Love Has No Labels' Wins the Emmy for Best Commercial

First Emmy win for a PSA

Count Emmy Award voters among the slew of people nationwide who've been charmed and captivated by The Ad Council's famous, viral "Love Has No Labels" diversity and inclusion PSA campaign,…

Dee Snider Went and Turned 'We're Not Gonna Take It' Into an Anti-Cancer Ballad

In a video directed by Criss Angel

The idea of Criss Angel and Dee Snider collaborating on anything may repulse some people, but it's for a good cause. This time, anyway. Unbeknownst to us, Criss has a cancer…

Ad of the Day: A Reality Show's Stars Learn a Devastating Lesson About Distracted Driving

@SummerBreak cast meets an unexpected interviewer

The teenage stars of YouTube reality series @SummerBreak take an emotional ride in this road-safety PSA with a reveal so powerful, it reduces some of them to tears. Part of AT&T's…

Dinosaurs Dance to an Underwear Song in the Happiest Ad Ever About Child Abuse

Aardman gets in the 'Dumb Ways' spirit

The Aardman studio, known best for creating Wallace & Gromit, made the rollicking cinema commercial below for the NSPCC's anti-sexual abuse "Pants" campaign in the U.K. The ad is a…

John Cena Defines Patriotism Brilliantly in This Remarkable Ad for Fourth of July

What love for America really means

"To love America is to love all Americans." It's a simple proposition—and an urgent one this Fourth of July, when the U.S. has rarely seemed more divided. And it's delivered in…

The Woman in This PSA Is Free but Still Trapped in a Prison and Can't Just Leave

A situation more common than you know

Lori, an abused wife and mom in Michigan, spent two years squirreling away money—hiding bills in a tampon box—until she had the means to escape her violent partner.  Her story is…

The Cast of Girls Just Made This Sexual Assault PSA Dedicated to the Stanford Victim

'She is someone,' says the simple yet strong message

Lena Dunham and the cast of HBO's Girls just released this sexual assault PSA, which questions the way society treats victims. The 90-second spot urges people to create a "safer,…