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September 23, 2016

Is This the Beginning of the End of Ageist Advertising?

Three’s a trend, they say, and in the past month three ads have emerged that portray seniors as regular human beings — not as cute grannies, aging teens or tech-averse…

March 13, 2013

Worth a Read: A Guide to Ageism for Media Peeps (and everyone else)

…news media, on television, in film and in advertising. That’s why a document recently released by the International Longevity Center-USA and Leading Age California is worth a read, whether you’re…

December 5, 2014

What’s the Remedy for Ageist Ads? Ask the Real Mad Men.

Have you ever wondered why advertising is targeted exclusively at 18 to 49 year olds? Why even products like anti-wrinkle creams use 25 year old models? Why advertisers portray us…

September 23 | 12:30pm2:30pm

Piano in Bryant Park

(Until September 27) This week’s featured artist, Roy Eaton, is a true Renaissance man. Besides a career as the first Black American prominent in the advertising field (he’s in the…

April 29, 2019

New Anti-Ageism Clearinghouse

…constant barrage of derogatory comments about getting older. Like Backer and Carpenter, she kept seeing ageism everywhere from cheeky birthday cards about getting older, to advertising billboards and pop culture….

November 2, 2018

Tech can turn an extra room into extra $$

…by myself,” she says. Since this was three years before Airbnb started, she posted on Craigslist, the online classified advertising platform that Craig Newmark started in 1995. Martha drew on…

October 8, 2013

WATCH: From Corporate Cog to Global Nomad – Reinvention

…costs her about $18,000 per year; she is able to support that by selling advertising on her blog, writing freelance travel articles and selling her photography. Never say can’t!  …

December 9, 2014

How to Self-Publish Your Life Story

…the corrections. Even companies that do a decent job use misleading advertising, lie about their offerings, sell you services you don’t need and way overcharge. The worst offenders are owned…

March 2, 2016

Creativity Meets Health in Simon Beck’s Stunning Snow Art

…hoped he might make some money, since his foot problem had forced him to retire from his form of orienteering mapmaking. Today, Beck makes snow art for advertising campaigns as…

January 14, 2015

How to Cut the Cable Cord and Save Money

…Pros & Cons Cord cutting has advantages and disadvantages. It saves you money for sure; you don’t have to subscribe to channels you have no interest in watching, and advertising

October 9, 2015

How to Get Rid of Ads on the Web

…rid of annoying advertising. There are other browser extensions made by other companies, including Adblock Plus, which sounds as if it’s a better version of Adblock but in fact is…

October 6, 2013

Linky Sunday: Scam alert, a stunning music experience…

…poverty. Click here to read more. Wowing the web Back in 2010, photographer Tom Hussey created a series of photos for an Alzheimer’s patch advertising campaign. Two years later, we’re…

December 10, 2014

The Sun City Poms (Not Your Typical Cheerleaders)

…nothing to fear.” —Pat Meet a few more Poms Visit the Sun City Poms online Follow the Poms on Facebook Photos: © Todd Antony. Todd Antony is an advertising and…

September 26, 2014

Ari Seth Cohen on the Ladies of Advanced Style

…for older women in fashion and media from what I saw. All of these ladies could be in advertising campaigns. I’d seen street-style blogs and worked in fashion before, so…

March 28, 2018

Meet the Member: Calvin Ramsey

…work in advertising, marketing and insurance sales, but the dream lingered. Then in 2001, the unexpected happened. During an airport holdover at Boston’s Logan International Airport, a powerful revelation struck…