Category Archives: Newsletter

The May 16-29, 2022, edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!

Click here for this week’s newsletter. To subscribe, please fill out the form on my website. In this week’s edition: • Chapman’s ice cream once again made the target of anti-vaxxers on social media • CBC Radio’s Under the Influence: Rerun of bottle cap marketing episode from January • Some recent TikTok trends… • Owner… Continue Reading

The May 9-15, 2022, edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!

Click here for this week’s newsletter. To subscribe, please fill out the form on my website. In this week’s edition: • Worrisome trend: Attacks on journalists grew in 2021 • CBC Radio’s Under the Influence: How books are advertised and marketed • NZ Indigenous People bringing back traditional tattoo art • New Gerber baby introduced… Continue Reading

The May 2-8, 2022, edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!

Click here for this week’s newsletter. To subscribe, please fill out the form on my website. In this week’s edition: • Sharing your Netflix password with others? Prepare for a crackdown! • CBC Radio’s Under the Influence: Animation in advertising • Meet your favourite online grandmother • Lucky Charms cereal is reportedly making people ill… Continue Reading

The April 25 – May 1, 2022, edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!

Click here for this week’s newsletter. To subscribe, please fill out the form on my website. In this week’s edition: • Breaking down barriers: New Hallmark romance movie features leads with Down syndrome • CBC Radio’s Under the Influence: origin stories and advertising tales from the front lines • Iconic sketch-comedy troupe The Kids in… Continue Reading

The April 11-24, 2022, edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!

Click here for this week’s newsletter. To subscribe, please fill out the form on my website. In this week’s edition: • Happy Easter! • You’ve heard of Cracker Jack, right? Well, meet Cracker Jill! • CBC Radio’s Under the Influence looks at how company towns got their names • Size matters when your Whopper doesn’t… Continue Reading