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We have 140 blogposts about government related advertising and government communication.

  • Canadian city tackles white privilege in anti-racism campaign

    By on 5 July 2017

    Wow. The City of Saskatoon, in Saskatchewan, Canada, has taken on racism in a very direct way. The billboard above (photo via CKOM) is confronting passers-by with the concept of white privilege and ingrained racism. It’s part of a...

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  • Spoof TV: 15 Minute Care Makeover

    By on 21 April 2017

    UNISON, one of the UK’s largest trade unions, found out that nearly two-thirds of councils in England and Wales are still commissioning 15-minute care visits. How ridiculous little that is shows the union in this recently launched satirical sketch. The two-minute...

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  • Scottish government declares revenge porn a crime scene

    By on 28 March 2017

    New Scottish laws aimed at curbing the awful phenomenon of “revenge porn” could result in significant prison time for partners or ex-partners sharing intimate images without consent, according to the BBC. To raise awareness of the issue, Safer Scotland has produced a...

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  • Artist trolls a nation with blunt anti-Trump billboard

    By on 21 March 2017

    American artist Karen Fiorito recently erected a billboard in Phoenix, Arizona, that carries a blunt message about the current President Of The United States, Donald Trump. Ms. Fiorito told CBS News that the dollar sign swastikas and nuclear explosions represent, “corporate...

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  • Archaeologist seeks to #RewriteBC colonial history with altered signs

    By on 4 March 2017

      Canadian archaeologist Joanne Hammond is disappointed with the Province of British Columbia. The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure promised to update provincial point-of-interest signs, but in the end the new signs continued to favour European colonial history while ignoring...

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  • Porn site would rather you get your sex ed elsewhere

    By on 3 March 2017

    The Salt Lake Tribune reports that when the State Legislature of Utah, USA, voted against adopting a comprehensive sex education program (to replace their abstinence-only curriculum) porn site xHamster decided to step in. On the week of February 6, xHamster began redirecting web traffic...

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  • Celebrities need a new way to make a difference

    By on 17 January 2017

    Remember when a bunch of celebrities used their massive social influence to swing a US presidential election? Yeah, didn’t quite happen. But that hasn’t stopped another group of stars — Emma Stone, Natalie Portman, Amy Adams, Matthew McConaughey, Chris Pine, Hailee...

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  • VPOTUS Joe Biden goes undercover for consent

    By on 6 October 2016

    It’s not easy for older authority figures to reach youth through digital media, but Vice President Of The United States Joe Biden is giving it the old college try. In this video for Funny Or Die, the VPOTUS teams...

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  • Katy Perry gets naked for democracy

    By on 28 September 2016

    How’s that for a clickbait headline? In this Funny or Die video, part of their Everyone Votes campaign for Rock The Vote, the bubbly pop singer encourages young American voters to go to the polls on Tuesday, November 8, wearing whatever...

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  • Italian government declares #FertilityDay

    By on 16 September 2016

    “Beauty has no age. Fertility does.” That’s the message of this social media campaign by the government of Italy, intended to combat the country’s plummeting birthrate. This one says, “Aging and childbearing : the risks of delaying the happy...

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