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Misleading Advertising

8 Companies That Sold You Lies

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Hiscott | Posted 05.19.2014 | Business

If you haven't heard already, those ridiculous-looking “barefoot running shoes” that have been pretty trendy the past couple of years yield pretty...

Coming to a TV Near You: Misleading Advertising on Affordable Care Act

Bob Semro | Posted 06.16.2014 | Denver
Bob Semro

Midterm elections are seven months away, but we're already seeing political ads targeting the Affordable Care Act and legislators who supported it. Americans for Prosperity, an organization that opposes the ACA, is running one such ad in a number of states, including Colorado.

Comcast Told To Stop It With The 'We're The Fastest' Stuff

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 06.14.2012 | Business

A recent exchange in the advertising world has gone something like this: Comcast XFINITY: "It's official. We're the fastest." The Better Busines...

Health Care, Not Scare

Russ Gerber | Posted 10.18.2011 | Healthy Living
Russ Gerber

Feeling better and living a freer life is strengthened by cultivating higher ideals, by consistently entertaining better and freer thoughts of life.

Colleges Fight Google Ads That Reroute Prospective Students

The Chronicle of Higher Education | Josh Keller | Posted 10.01.2011 | College

A few weeks ago, when Jeff Harmon searched on Google for North Arkansas College, an ad appeared next to the results that offered information about the...

Running for Office, But Where Do They Stand?

Harvey Gotliffe, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harvey Gotliffe, Ph.D.

After being inundated by countless and misleading television commercials and far too many and unwanted fliers sating our mail boxes, the electorate is...

Wal-Mart Pulls Misleading Ads -- Again

Al Norman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Al Norman

Advertising watchdogs like NAD and NARB have bitten Wal-Mart repeatedly, but the company's deceptions simply morph into new slogans that imply savings that are neither honest, nor accurate.