Advertising Cases

Following is a list of advertising ethics cases alphabetized by company or brand name:

Absolute Territory

“Creepy” Advertising on Young Girls

Adidas

How a Broken Leg Sells Merchandise

American Freedom Defense Initiative, The

NYC Subway Anti-Jihad Ad: Free Expression or Poor Taste?

Atlantic, The (Magazine)

Is Native Advertising Deceptive Journalism?

Audi

Does Audi’s Ad Belittle the Poor?

Was it Inspired or a Rip-Off?

Dying for an Audi

Denmark, Country of

Denmark: Get Your “Ovulation Discount!”

Dr Pepper

Evolution Ad Stirs Controversy

Equinox

Sex in Advertising is Alive and Well

Florida, State of

Is Florida’s Logo Sexist?

Ford

Ford India Ads Point to Need For Reflection

Game Show Network

“American Bible Challenge:” A Hit or a Miss?

GoldieBlox

Battle of the Stereotypes: Goldieblox Takes on Axe, Skullcandy and Ford

Gopro

Red Bull, Mini, Gopro: Ads That (Could) Kill

Hyundai

Hyundai Suicide Ad Draws Visceral Reactions

K-Mart

Is K-Mart’s Ad a “Reverse Double-Standard?”

Learn For Life Foundation of Western Australia

Skipping School Can Be … Deadly?

Mini

Red Bull, Mini, Gopro: Ads That (Could) Kill

Mountain Dew

Racism, Advertising and the Selling of Soda

Nike

Nike: Forgive Tiger Woods Because He’s Winning

Red Bull

Red Bull, Mini, Gopro: Ads That (Could) Kill

Scientology, Church of

Is Native Advertising Deceptive Journalism?

Señorita Mexican Restaurants

909 People Died! Let’s Have a Margarita!

Skechers

Skechers and its Message(s) to Girls

Skullcandy

Kate Upton Uses Sex to Sell Headphones

Target

Target and the Pregnant Teenager

Unilever (Axe, Dove Soap)

Unilever’s “Photoshopped” Hypocrisy

Whole Foods

Whole Foods’ “Offensive” Obama Ad

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