South Dakota is proud to be ’on’ meth

Image of the Week: A Midwestern state tests the theory that there’s no such thing as bad press
Super Bowl LII Watch Party In Boston

Yes, you can watch Super Bowl ads in Canada this year—but it might be the last time

A new free trade deal, a by-the-book regulator and a lumbering Supreme Court might soon change the rules—but not yet

How the feds hope to ban lifestyle marketing of legal pot

The law bans ’glamour, recreation, excitement, vitality, risk or daring.’ But those rules are already being tested, so we asked a lawyer to explain.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Why it’s finally time to crack down on Facebook

Stephen Maher: A 2009 Canadian investigation warned about Facebook’s data collecting. It was right all along. And Zuckerberg’s apologies won’t fix this crisis.
NFL: JAN 31 Super Bowl LII Preview – Commissioner Goodell Press Conference

Quick, Canadians! This might be your last year to watch U.S. Super Bowl ads!

How an ongoing court challenge endangers our freedom to enjoy big budget beer ads with our American friends
Happy Meal

A reality check on the debate over regulating food marketing to kids

Opinion: As a bill wends its way through the House of Commons to regulate food advertising to children, a doctor debunks some arguments against it

Tim Wu delivers a screed about advertising

A caustic, illuminating history of advertising from Columbia law professor Tim Wu
Aaron Wherry

How money and advertising matter now in federal politics

The loopholes that allow political advertising to runneth over in an election year
Illustration for Ugly Ads.

The one story that could save your life—well, maybe not

Get to know the companies making millions off those ugly promises you can’t avoid online
John Geddes

Those federal anti-marijuana ads seem to be a recent idea

Conservatives assert old public-health aims, but planning documents suggest their anti-marijuana strategy is new