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2013-08-09 23:19:41

"The Internet was a massive game changer for traditional media as advertising departments are now driven by 'page views’, which directly correlate, to new customer acquisition. There is a new type of 'Word-Crime' developing as a consequence of this desperate digital-land-grab" - CD, Inc Founder. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 Common Decency, Inc. Founder, Michael Roberts, said, “This new boycott campaign has been designed as a form of ‘viral persuasion,...

2011-02-22 12:26:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gay adult entertainment entrepreneur and Advocate.com columnist, Michael Lucas, today threatened to organize a boycott against New York's LGBT Center for its decision to host a party for an anti-Semitic organization. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110222/NY52447 ) Lucas called on the LGBT Center to cancel a party by Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW), scheduled for March 5th. He further demands that the LGBT Center's leaders publicly...

2008-08-05 15:00:39

UNDER INTENSE international pressure and at the 11th hour, China has relented, restoring international journalists' access to certain irksome websites like the BBC and Amnesty International. But the grudging and partial concession to press freedom is not enough to disspell the sense that New Zealand - and other countries - should have boycotted the Beijing Olympics long ago. Over the past month, China has clearly demonstrated it had no intention of honouring the pledges that convinced the...

2008-07-06 09:00:03

U.S. President George Bush says he's sticking with his decision to attend the opening ceremonies of the Beijing Olympics, despite human rights concerns. Bush, attending the Group of Eight summit Sunday in Japan, said to boycott the opening ceremonies would be an affront to the Chinese people, which would make it more difficult to be able to speak more frankly with the Chinese leadership, CNN reported. Bush and Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda held a news conference Sunday shortly...

2006-03-14 12:28:26

By Poornima Gupta DETROIT (Reuters) - A conservative Christian group has launched a boycott of Ford Motor Co., saying the automaker had reneged on a pledge to drop its advertising in gay publications and support of gay rights groups. The Tupelo, Mississippi-based American Family Association first threatened a boycott in May, but suspended the move in June after several Ford dealers stepped in to broker a settlement. In December, Ford decided to pull advertising for its Jaguar and...

2006-03-14 09:25:00

DETROIT -- A conservative Christian group has launched a boycott of Ford Motor Co., saying the automaker had reneged on a pledge to drop its advertising in gay publications and support of gay rights groups. The Tupelo, Mississippi-based American Family Association first threatened a boycott in May, but suspended the move in June after several Ford dealers stepped in to broker a settlement. In December, Ford decided pull advertising for its Jaguar and Land Rover luxury brands from gay...

2006-03-14 09:19:33

DETROIT (Reuters) - A conservative Christian group has launched a boycott of Ford Motor Co., saying the automaker had reneged on a pledge to drop its advertising in gay publications and support of gay rights groups. The Tupelo, Mississippi-based American Family Association first threatened a boycott in May, but suspended the move in June after several Ford dealers stepped in to broker a settlement. In December, Ford decided pull advertising for its Jaguar and Land Rover luxury...


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