In Pepsi's new ad, model Kendall Jenner joins a protest march and hands a soda to a police officer. Following a widespread backlash, the company announced on Wednesday that it would halt a wider rollout of the video. Pepsi/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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After Uproar, Pepsi Halts Rollout Of Controversial Protest-Themed Ad

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Boxes of Kellogg's Frosted Flakes cereal are seen at a store in Arlington, Va. Kellogg's is facing a boycott organized by Breitbart after the cereal giant decided to pull its advertising from the right-wing website. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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For Advertisers, Fake Eyeballs May Be Bigger Problem Than Fake News

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The start of flu season is still weeks or months away, but you can get a flu shot now at many pharmacies. "It's a way to get people into the store to buy other things," says Tom Charland, an analyst who tracks the walk-in clinic industry. Darron Cummings/AP hide caption

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Jonathan Goldsmith plays "The Most Interesting Man in the World" in beer company Dos Equis' ad campaign. Bobby Quillard/Anderson Group Public Relations hide caption

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Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson's campaign has been a fast-adopter of targeting people on Facebook. He has more than 4 million likes on the social media site, more than any other candidate. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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Like It Or Not, Political Campaigns Are Using Facebook To Target You

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich's supporters have spent more on TV ads than any other presidential candidate, despite a late entry into the race. New Day For America/YouTube hide caption

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In Turnabout, Candidates With Less Spend More, Candidates With More Spend Less

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A new comic features Captain Citrus teaming up with the Avengers to defeat a villain. The new superhero, who uses the power of the sun to generate "energy items," is sponsored by Florida's citrus industry. Florida Citrus hide caption

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Marvel's New Hero Wants To Save The World — And The Citrus Industry

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More than 350 towns and cities in Texas have banned new billboards, but billboards companies are still pressing for new and taller signs. John Burnett hide caption

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In Cities Across Texas, Activists Battle Billboard Companies

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Traditional warning labels on medicine boxes tend to be long on confusing language, critics say, but short on helpful numbers. iStockphoto hide caption

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How Well Does A Drug Work? Look Beyond The Fine Print

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Facebook says that starting soon, ad targeting will "include information from some of the websites and apps you use," making ads more relevant to users' interests. iStockphoto hide caption

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Selling Health Care To California's Latinos Got Lost In Translation

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This controversial ad riffing off the legendary "got milk?" campaign is one of several marketing health insurance to young people in Colorado. Thanks Obamacare campaign hide caption

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Colorado Ads Use Sex And Alcohol To Sell Health Insurance

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The FDA is expected to determine whether e-cigarettes should be regulated like tobacco products later this month. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Listen To Melissa Block's Coverage Of The E-cigarette Industry

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"We just thought we were telling this endearing story women could relate to," says HelloFlo founder Naama Bloom. Courtesy of HelloFlo hide caption

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Tampon Marketing Gets Real For The Social Media Age

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