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• Consider how free speech supports the right to circulate goods, services, and images in the marketplace. In addition, consider how free speech in advertising has raised concerns about advertising manipulation, especially with regard to children, teens, and health.
• Discuss in 250 to 300 words three contemporary issues regarding the effects of advertising on American culture, and what role advertising has in a democracy.
• Explain why each issue is controversial, and whether or not you are concerned about advertising manipulation
Ads aimed at young children for toys and sugar cereal
Incessant ads that push goods to the point that even adults often buy far more than they can afford
Ads for medications that cause people to overmedicate themselves -- or at least pressure their doctors to do so.
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