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Super Bowl Commercials: Immigration, Gender Equity Thorny Issues Navigated by Advertisers


The Mercury News | Super Bowl commercials: Immigration, gender equity thorny issues navigated by advertisers  Chuck Barney | FEB. 3, 2017

When television viewers check out the big-budget commercials airing during Sunday’s Super Bowl, they’ll see the usual array of goofy sight gags, talking animals and big-name celebrities.

What they won’t see is an ad with a great big wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
84 Lumber, a Pennsylvania-based building supply company, wanted to feature such an image in a commercial that depicted a Spanish-speaking… READ MORE