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

Responding to a call by the US National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and other minorities rights groups for a boycott of Facebook due to its lack of action on hate speech, big corporations like Unilever and Coca Cola boycotted the social media giant and halted paid advertisement during July. As many as […]

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

Abrahamian recalls there had been cautious optimism that North Korea would begin to open when Kim assumed power after the December 2011 death of his father, Kim Jong Il. In subsequent years, he oversaw numerous educational initiatives, including holding business and trade workshops that focused on female entrepreneurship and in another, a presenter introduced participants […]