Truth in Advertising

MEDIAGIRLS Take on the "Thin Ideal"

Originally posted on MediaGirls.Org

When The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) invited us to be partners for NEDAwarenessWeek (Feb. 22nd - 28th), we jumped at the chance.

aerie Launches "Aerie Real" Ads With No Retouching

American Eagle's lingerie brand has released a new ad campaign featuring models who have NOT been retouched. We think it's a smart move, especially for a company targeting 15-21-year-olds.

Truth in Advertising: It's Time to Stop Poisoning Ourselves

By Diana Rodriguez--We are living in an era where media is a very important way of life, so much so that it is nearly impossible to avoid it, especially in this country.

Truth in Advertising: Stop Profiting from People's Insecurities

By Skye G.--The media is now completely changing our perception of reality.

Truth in Advertising: There's Too Much Brainwashed Beauty

By Yuni Kim--Beauty is one of the the most interesting issues in the world.


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