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Inside the 1st Amendment: At Super Bowl, God doesn’t make the cut

In the perennial post-game buzz about Super Bowl ads, the buff body of the new GoDaddy Girl (aka Joan Rivers) was a big hit this year. So was the pugnacious pug dog flattening his owner to grab the Doritos. And, ...

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TV commercials shrink to match attention spans

NEW YORK — And now, a word from our sponsors. A very brief word. TV commercials are shrinking along with attention spans and advertising budgets. The 15-second ad is increasingly common, gradually supplanting the 30-second spot just as it knocked ...

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Senate votes to turn down volume on TV commercials

WASHINGTON — Legislation to turn down the volume on those loud TV commercials that send couch potatoes diving for their remote controls looks like it’ll soon become law. The Senate unanimously passed a bill late Wednesday to require television stations ...

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