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    Marketing Term Paper Principles of Marketing MKT 2423 Angela Hanson Deceptive Advertising Deceptive advertising has been around since the beginning of time and still prevalent today. Sometimes it is done unknowingly by an advertiser, however more often than not; it is done with the intent to mislead the consumer making deceptive advertising a relevant marketing ethics issue. Deceptive advertising is a growing trend among business in our society. This trend includes directly trying to deceive consumers

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    Deceptive Commercial Speech and Advertising According to the commercial speech doctrine, only deceptive speech that is considered commercial may be regulated. General deceptive speech is not commercial, may not be regulated. When deciding what may and may not be regulated, it is important to understand the subtle differences in what is considered commercial and non commercial speech. An analyzation of false advertising would give further understanding to the notion of commercial speech and how it

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    uniquely. Unfortunately, not all marketing advertisements are done ethically. Companies around the globe spend billions of dollars to promote new products or services and advertising is one of the key tools to communicate with consumers. However, some methods that marketers use to produce advertisements and to generate sales is deceptive and unethical. Ethical issues concern in marketing has always been noted in marketing practice. According to Baker and Hart (2008), ethics itself has a profound, varied

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    For the last two months I’ve covered the topic of “false and deceptive advertising”. This month I’ll move over to another topic… “How to avoid making Marketing mistakes”. In the first few articles I wrote last year, I spent time laying out the process of developing a sound marketing plan. We all know it takes a significant amount of time and effort to put a plan together. A good marketing plan can help launch a new business or grow an existing one. It’s important to make sure you try to avoid the

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    Advertising is brainwashing Americans. Advertising is full of deceptive practices such as lying, distorting facts, and presenting products out of context. These practices tend to cause negative effects on Americans. Consumers are becoming insecure about themselves because of the deceptive practices in marketing beauty products, children are being enticed to use unhealthy and inappropriate products and have unhealthy behaviors, such as change in their attitude, and Consumers are spending hundreds

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    market place. Therefore, competitive edge and gaining market share is key to an organizations success. False or deceptive representation in advertising is illegal under both federal and state law. The deception need not be intentional for the advertisement to be deemed misleading. For this reason, organizations must provide marketing materials in a truthful and non-misleading advertising approach. In summary to Quinn’s (2008) article, organizations need to be able to market and advertise their

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    Is Evidence Important in Advertising? With the rise of technology and the widespread use of the internet in their everyday lives, consumers are currently being exposed to more advertisements each day than they were before. As people become more connected to goods and services through their computers and smartphones, ads are getting more facetime with the public. As advertising is gaining a larger foothold in our cultural consciousness, it is important to ask the question: Does it matter if advertisements

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    many forms that may include propaganda, dissimulation, distraction, concealment, camouflage and even self-deception (Carson, 2010). Advertising and Deception The most common form of deception is the use of misleading or false statements in commercial transactions. This is referred to as deceptive or false advertising. False advertising is any promotion or advertising, which misrepresents the characteristics, nature, geographic origin or quality of services, goods or commercial activities (Helmer,

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    Commission (FTC),advertising must be truthful and non-deceptive, advertisers must have evidence to back up their claims , and advertisements cannot be unfair, ccording to advertising law, an advertisement is considered deceptive if it contains a statement or omits information thatis likely to mislead consumers acting reasonably under the circumstances and ismaterial; - that is, important to a consumer's decision to buy or use the product. Essentially, the law states that your advertising cannot be misleading

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    When talking about the advertising, everyone would be familiar with it. Whether we give the extra attention to the advertising or not, we still can see and hear it in our everyday life. According to the Advertising Association of UK, the advertising is defined as “ a means of communication with the users of product or service. Advertisements are messages paid for by those who send them and are intended to inform or influence people who receive them.” Basically, advertising is a tool that help company

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