Coca-Cola ‘paid scientists to downplay how sugary beverages fueled the obesity crisis between 2013-2015,’ medical journal study finds

‘We are certainly going to have to disclose this [Coca-Cola funding] at some point. Our preference would be to have other funders on board first… Right now, we have two funders. Coca Cola and an anonymous individual donor… Does including the Universities as funders/supporters pass the red face test?’ one email read.

One-Third of US Consumers Believe Brands Should Continue Facebook Boycott, Survey Shows

Findings show that 38 percent of respondents said Facebook had not done enough to address content deficiencies as opposed to 20 percent who think Facebook has done enough, and 33 percent said that brands should continue the boycott as opposed to 21 percent who think brands can resume adds. The largest share of respondents, just […]

Can you guess what Fox News and Netflix have in common?

“With the exception of Jeep—the brand that’s No. 1 every year for the 18 years we’ve done it, because it owns patriotism—everything on the list was brands that showed up. They were there for people when they felt they needed something. It went beyond primacy of products and how they were viewed, how they resonated […]

New Book Offers Insider’s Glimpse Into Life in North Korea

He says through his former role, he wanted to help reshape international perceptions of North Korea that mainly focused on the country’s famine of the 1990s, weapons programs and sensational stories such as an alleged requirement that all men receive a haircut like Kim Jong Un.