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Unpublished Paper
Picture [Im]Perfect: Photoshop Redefining Beauty in Cosmetic Advertisements, Giving False Advertising a Run for the Money
(2014)
  • Ashley R Brown
Abstract
This paper discusses the use of Photoshop in the United States and when overly retouched ads cross the threshold into False Advertising. I consider opinions from the NAD and whether or not a "Photoshop Law" would ever be feasible in the United States.
Keywords
  • photoshop,
  • false advertising,
  • media,
  • advertising,
  • cosmetics,
  • photography,
  • lanham act,
  • federal trade commission,
  • advertising self-regulatory council,
  • consumer deception
Publication Date
2014
Citation Information
Ashley R Brown. "Picture [Im]Perfect: Photoshop Redefining Beauty in Cosmetic Advertisements, Giving False Advertising a Run for the Money" (2014)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/ashley_brown/3/