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Opinion | Reject manipulative advertising

Opinion | Reject manipulative advertising

By Jack Troy, Senior Staff Columnist April 16, 2021
We must reject disingenuous, hollow marketing to regain some autonomy as consumers.
Opinion | All mainstream media networks serve the same goal — make tons of money

Opinion | All mainstream media networks serve the same goal — make tons of money

By Ethan Tessler, Senior Staff Columnist April 7, 2021
There is no objective mass media, there is only corporate mass media.
Magnets and buttons for sale are displayed at the 2019 Pittsburgh Womens’ March.

Editorial | Stop commodifying activism

By The Pitt News Editorial Board October 9, 2020
When we turn to capitalism and start selling goods with funny taglines, it distracts from larger issues of politics and justice that need to be recognized and advocated for.
A banner calling for the exclusion of corporations in pride.

Opinion | The ideal way to corporatize LGBTQ+ identity

By Grace McGinness, Staff Columnist June 12, 2019
While the corporatization can be bad, there are ways to ethically market LGBTQ+ inclusiveness. Companies need to adopt these principles, and it is our job to hold them accountable.
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