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Ethics in advertising

Business
by Bill Newton
Posted 11/21/15, 04:58 pm

The sign read, “Best Bar-B-Que in Town.” The label on a box of cookies said, “30 Percent Fewer Calories.” The grocer boasted, “Freshest Produce in the County.” Are these statements true? Who knows? We’ve become so used to these assertions that as long as a company can weave a tale that somehow fits the facts, we’re coerced to believe it.

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Real toys are making a Christmas comeback

Business
by Sarah Padbury
Posted 11/11/15, 02:33 pm

After years of declining Christmas toy sales in favor of technology purchases, experts report children are once again longing for real toys—as long as they integrate some form of digital experience.

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The need for conviction and authority in ethics

Business
by Bill Newton
Posted 9/26/15, 02:46 pm

The headlines read, “Business scandal hits Main Street,” and “Academy cheaters uncovered.” Suddenly schools tout new ethics courses. Problem solved, right? Wrong.

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