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LOWE’S CAUGHT IN MIDDLE OF NEW PROTESTS

December 19, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Protests at Lowe’s Home Improvement stores continued to mount over the weekend following the company’s decision to pull its advertising from TLC’s All American Muslim. NBC Nightly News showed footage taken at demonstrations in Brooklyn, NY and Dearborn, MI (where the series is taped). With a sign behind him reading, “Lowe’s, Remember, All-American Muslims Shop […]

DID OTHER ADVERTISERS PULL THEIR SPOTS FROM ALL-AMERICAN MUSLIM?

December 13, 2011 by · 5 Comments 

Although Lowe’s on Monday claimed that it was not the only advertiser to pull its ads off TLC’s All-American Muslim series, the network itself declined to comment on the Lowe’s statement. In response to an inquiry by the Los Angeles Times, Laurie Goldberg, a spokeswoman for the Discovery Network and TLC Network, said in an […]

LOWE’S YANKS ADS FROM ALL-AMERICAN MUSLIM

December 12, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

A California state senator has questioned whether the Lowe’s department store chain violated anti-discrimination laws when it decided to pull its ads from TLC’S All-American Muslim following a protest campaign by the conservative group Florida Family Assn. The group had called the program, which follows five Muslim families in the Detroit suburb of Dearborn, MI, […]

GENERAL MILLS DENIES IT CAVED TO ANTI-GAY GROUP

August 22, 2011 by · 13 Comments 

General Mills appears caught in a “damned if it does; damned if it doesn’t” dilemma. After the Florida Family Association targeted General Mills and other advertisers of ABC Family Channel’s Pretty Little Liars following the coming out of a female character, General Mills became one of two advertisers — the other was the Remax realty […]