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Censorship of #AsAmericanAs ads proves their point

Censorship of #AsAmericanAs ads proves their point

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Fusion Media Group recently hired New York agency SS+K to produce a series of posters about American diversity. When they tried to have them placed in out-of-home locations in major US cities, to their surprise several iterations were rejected by authorities in New York City, Philadelphia, and Stamford (CT). As a response, Fusion ran the “censored” poster above.

Here are two of the rejected posters:

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You can see the rest of the rejected ads at Fusion’s “As American As” page.

Publicity stunt? Sure! But sad that these issues are so controversial in the present era.

News source/images: Agency Spy

 

I am Creative Director at Acart Communications, a Canadian Social Issues Marketing agency. Read more

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