Smoking Camels & Fat-laden Fun: Advertising to Children



ProQuest Historical Newspapers
Video Overview
Though most parents may not think of their children as consumers, many companies certainly do. Cartoon camels have been used to sell cigarettes, and fast-food advertisements push toys instead of food.

Marketing that targets children is ubiquitous in the United States. In this new activity from ProQuest Historical Newspapers, read about case studies involving Joe Camel and Happy Meals and weigh in on the debate surrounding advertising to children.

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Smoking Camels & Fat-laden Fun:
Advertising to Children

ProQuest Historical Newspapers
Video Overview

Though most parents may not think of their children as consumers, many companies certainly do. Cartoon camels have been used to sell cigarettes, and fast-food advertisements push toys instead of food.

Marketing that targets children is ubiquitous in the United States. In this new activity from ProQuest Historical Newspapers, read about case studies involving Joe Camel and Happy Meals and weigh in on the debate surrounding advertising to children.

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