Author Archives: William Ashton

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About William Ashton

I'm an associate professor in the Behavioral Sciences Department and the Director of the York College Honors Program. I'm a social psychologist and currently my research project is in attribution theory, blame and sexual assault. I teach Social Psych, I/O Psych, Organizational Behavior and Research Methods.

Announcement: Any copywriter would recommend alliteration

I suppose the title of my blog on advertising tips my hand on this blog’s orientation.   “They had their cynical code worked out. The public are swine; advertising is the rattling of a stick inside a swill-bucket.” — George … Continue reading

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The Sexy Lie: Sexual objectification of women today.

 

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Low gender warning

via  Jilly Ballistic

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Sarcasm begets sarcasm

Bodyform is a British feminine hygiene company.

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Someone, probably OWS (Occupy Wall Street) related, commandeered a few phone booth ad displays. and leads to this link

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BBC News – Beastie Boys star Adam Yauch’s will bans music in ads

Late Beastie Boys member Adam Yauch has used his will to stop people from using his music or image in advertising. The will was filed at Manhattan Surrogate court in New York earlier this week leaving instructions from the pioneering … Continue reading

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Amazing domestic violence PSA

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Honest logos

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What does Facebook censor?

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