Tuesday, June 18, 2019

DISNEY CLAIMS U.K. COMPANY IS KNOCKING OFF ITS TITLES

September 6, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Disney has demanded that a British production company, Brightspark Production Ltd., stop selling DVDs with covers that may mislead consumers to believe that they are buying Disney productions. Some consumers have complained that the films inside the DVD boxes bear little relation to the cover artwork. Among Brightspark’s titles: Braver, similar to Disney’s Brave; Tangled […]

STUDY: CONSUMERS LIKELY TO LINE UP FOR APPLE TV SETS

April 17, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Widespread rumors that Apple will begin manufacturing a next-generation television set have hit home with U.S. consumers, with 25 percent telling a British research and marketing group that they would buy it when it becomes available; in Britain, the figure was even higher — 30 percent. For consumers who already own at least one Apple […]

NETWORKS, STATIONS BREAKING LAW ON PRODUCT DISCLOSURE

December 7, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Experts who tout products on daytime television talk shows are frequently paid by the products’ manufacturers for their endorsement — despite FCC rules barring such paid recommendations without disclosure, the Washington Post observed today (Wednesday). The Post cited the case of Alison Rhodes, who is often introduced as a “safety mom” and touts products promoting […]