TV Commercials Too Loud

Have you been blasted away by loud TV commercials? Too many people have, so Congress decided to ban them. In December, it passed the Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation Act (the CALM Act). The new law limits the volume on TV commercials so that they’re not...

Made You Look: How Advertising Works and Why You Should Know

Review by Lucine Kasbarian Book by Shari Graydon This is a book about the advertising industry and how it became so powerful and influential. It explains the ways ads catch our attention and how advertisers try to influence us. It also explores how advertisers who pay...