BMSG In The News

by Helena Bottemiller Evich | Politico
Thursday, September 19, 2013

Following a message from the first lady at a White House convening on food marketing to children, BMSG's Lori Dorfman, along with representatives from government and industry, discussed ways to improve the food marketing environment in ways that better support kids' health.

by Wendy Davis | MediaPost
Wednesday, September 18, 2013

BMSG, along with the Center for Digital Democracy, Consumers Union, Public Citizen and others, are calling on the Federal Trade Commission to block Facebook's proposed privacy changes, which would change how the company markets to and collects data from teenagers.

by Krissah Thompson | The Washington Post
Wednesday, September 18, 2013

In a White House convening on food marketing to children, Michelle Obama addressed public health advocates and members of the food industry, ultimately calling on food companies to do more to improve the marketing landscape that surrounds kids. BMSG's Lori Dorfman (pictured on the far left of the image that accompanies this article) spoke on a panel after the first lady's remarks.

by Alexandra Sifferlin |
Monday, September 16, 2013

Should the same high-profile celebrities who promote sugary drinks be a part of campaigns to improve children's health? BMSG's Andrew Cheyne weighs in on the confusing message it sends kids when a campaign's messenge and messenger are in conflict.

by Alexandra Sifferlin |
Thursday, August 29, 2013

A new study shows that fast food companies rely heavily on toys and games, not food itself, to lure young customers and create lifelong connections with them. Quoted in this article for TIME, BMSG's Andrew Cheyne explains why this type of marketing is of particular concern to public health advocates.

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