Advertising and public relations

November 20, 2017 - 3:21 pm
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Samantha N. N. Cross, Iowa State University (THE CONVERSATION) I have always been intrigued by Thanksgiving – the traditions, the meal, the idea of a holiday that is simply about being...
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FILE - In this March 4, 2016, file photo, Sean Hannity of Fox News appears at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Md. A decision by coffee maker manufacturer Keurig announced on Nov. 11, 2017, to stop advertising on Sean Hannity’s Fox News program has supporters of the conservative host destroying the company’s products. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
November 15, 2017 - 6:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — While Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity called on his supporters to stop smashing Keurig coffee makers to protest a decision to stop advertising on his show, it remains unclear whether Keurig will actually return as a sponsor. Hannity and a liberal lobbying group's effort to choke off...
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November 14, 2017 - 10:26 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Salt Lake City coffee company has been lauded by conservatives after coffee-machine maker Keurig drew anger from the right when it pulled its ads from Sean Hannity's Fox News program over his coverage of an Alabama U.S. Senate candidate accused of sexual misconduct. As...
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FILE - In this March 4, 2016, file photo, Sean Hannity of Fox News appears at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Md. A decision by coffee maker manufacturer Keurig announced on Nov. 11, 2017, to stop advertising on Sean Hannity’s Fox News program has supporters of the conservative host destroying the company’s products. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
November 13, 2017 - 8:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Supporters of conservative host Sean Hannity's Fox News Channel show are responding to a decision by Keurig to stop advertising on the show by smashing Keurig coffee makers. The company announced Saturday it had pulled advertising from "Hannity" after several Twitter users...
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FILE - In this March 4, 2016, file photo, Sean Hannity of Fox News appears at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Md. A decision by coffee maker manufacturer Keurig announced on Nov. 11, 2017, to stop advertising on Sean Hannity’s Fox News program has supporters of the conservative host destroying the company’s products. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
November 13, 2017 - 11:30 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A decision by Keurig to stop advertising on Sean Hannity's Fox News program has supporters of the conservative host destroying the company's coffee makers. Keurig announced Saturday that it had pulled advertising from "Hannity" after several Twitter users questioned the company's...
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A poster depicting an example of a misleading internet posting is visible as Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., left, Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., right, listen to testimony from Facebook's General Counsel Colin Stretch, Twitter's Acting General Counsel Sean Edgett, and Google's Law Enforcement and Information Security Director Richard Salgado, testify during a Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, on more signs from tech companies of Russian election activity. Also pictured is Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., second from left, and, Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., right. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
October 31, 2017 - 4:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on congressional hearings on Russia-linked posts on social media (all times EDT): 4:40 p.m. Senators are ripping Facebook, Twitter and Google for missing signs that advertisers with ties to Russia were exploiting their services to sway last year's presidential election...
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FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. Facebook says a Russian internet agency posted more than 80,000 pieces of content during and after the 2016 election, and that content was distributed to an estimated 126 million users. The company plans to disclose the new numbers to Congress in testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, according to a source familiar with the testimony. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
October 31, 2017 - 12:25 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Major tech companies plan to tell Congress Tuesday that they have found additional evidence of Russian activity on their services related to the 2016 U.S. election. Facebook, for instance, says a Russian group posted more than 80,000 times on its service during and after the...
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FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. Facebook says a Russian internet agency posted more than 80,000 pieces of content during and after the 2016 election, and that content was distributed to an estimated 126 million users. The company plans to disclose the new numbers to Congress in testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, according to a source familiar with the testimony. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
October 30, 2017 - 10:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Major tech companies plan to tell Congress Tuesday that they have found additional evidence of Russian activity on their services surrounding the 2016 U.S. election. Facebook, for instance, says a Russian group posted more than 80,000 times on its service during and after the...
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This image provided by Facebook, shows how ads on Facebook will be more transparent. Days ahead of testimony at three congressional hearings, the company is taking new steps to verify advertisers and make all ads on the site more transparent. Executives for the social media company said on Oct. 27, they will verify political ad buyers, requiring them to reveal correct names and locations, and create new graphics on the site where users can click on the ads and find out more about the organizations or people behind them. (Facebook via AP)
October 28, 2017 - 2:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Under pressure in advance of hearings on Russian election interference, Facebook is moving to increase transparency for everyone who sees and buys political advertising on its site. Executives for the social media company said Friday they will verify political ad buyers in federal...
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This image provided by Facebook, shows how ads on Facebook will be more transparent. Days ahead of testimony at three congressional hearings, the company is taking new steps to verify advertisers and make all ads on the site more transparent. Executives for the social media company said on Oct. 27, they will verify political ad buyers, requiring them to reveal correct names and locations, and create new graphics on the site where users can click on the ads and find out more about the organizations or people behind them. (Facebook via AP)
October 27, 2017 - 5:48 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Under pressure in advance of hearings on Russian election interference, Facebook is moving to increase transparency for everyone who sees and buys political advertising on its site. Executives for the social media company said Friday they will verify political ad buyers in federal...
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