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Public Service Announcements

The 8 Most Iconic Public Service Ads

Posted 05.28.2011 | Media

Everyone knows that advertising has long been used to influence society -- particularly around consumption of goods. But advertising has also been use...

Going Hungry In An Obese Nation

Peggy Conlon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Peggy Conlon

How is it that 17 million children in the U.S. live on the brink of hunger while, at the same time, 9 million American children are obese? It's certainly a troubling paradox.

Why New York City's Public Service Announcement Is Bound To Fail

Riva Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Riva Greenberg

Remember how "shock and awe" was going to end the Iraq war in 2003? Well the New York City Health Department thinks this same tactic, alright "shock a...

WATCH: Is The Department Of Health's H.I.V. PSA Too Graphic?

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The NYC Department of Health, which recently has made a name for itself by publicizing startlingly graphic public service announcements, has release a...

Jay-Z Appears in Youth Vote PSA

Andy Bernstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Bernstein

A lot will be written about the youth vote over the next few weeks. And a lot has been written already... but sometimes the most can be said with the fewest words

Faith Hill PSA Encourages Community Service

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

As part of the Entertainment Industry Foundation's week of volunteerism, Faith Hill has filmed a Public Service Announcement encouraging viewers to gi...

Veterans Week 2009: We've Got Your Back

Paul Rieckhoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Rieckhoff

Whether it's amputees, folks struggling with PTSD, outdoor enthusiasts, or just those looking to swap war stories, every vet can find a home on the IAVA's social network for veterans.

Are We Totally Blowing Our New Media Freedom? My 10 Health Care Reform Videos

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Lee Stranahan

I made 10 short videos about health care reform. I wasn't hired to do it, I wasn't asked to do it. I just did it because the issue is important to me personally, to my family and to my country. And I did it because I could.

The Nine Weirdest PSAs Ever Made (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

There are many serious issues here and abroad that deserve more attention and non-profit advocates have taken to the airwaves to solicit contributions...

Digital Television Delay

Stephanie Vaughn Hapke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stephanie Vaughn Hapke

I'm sorry, but if people have not heeded the warnings by now, they either do not watch enough TV for this to be an issue, or they just don't care.

Hilary Duff & Wanda Sykes Anti-Anti Gay Language PSA for GLSEN -- VIDEO

George Spyros | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
George Spyros

Think before you speak: GLSEN (The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network) deploys actress-singer Hilary Duff and Comedian Wanda Sykes to speak...