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Ads in the ‘90s

UK (MIFF 1990, The Media Show)

Has the 'greed is good' world of the eighties been replaced by a new spirit of cooperation? How is advertising, the most selfish and successful of eighties industries coping? We look at the new "caring, sharing" ads, and ask how you sell to the altruistic consumer?

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