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ABC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 01, 2009
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(Studio: Dan Harris) Last week's story on the marketing of cereals to children recalled. [Yale University Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity Kelly BROWNELL†- says the worst cereals are marketed aggressively.]

(Studio: Dan Harris) A look at the high-tech marketing world to reach the child audience while circumventing parents featured; Internet & video games, including FritoLay's Doritos Hotel 626 game, shown; details given about "360 advertising," the obesity issue & the food industry's arguments. [Mother Allison PAUL†- expresses frustration with food companies.] [Center for Digital Democracy Jeffrey CHESTER†, Kathryn MONTGOMERY††- comment on the Doritos 360 program.] [Advertising industry lobbyist Dan JAFFE†- refuses to make a judgement; defends advertisers.] [Children's Hospital Boston obesity program director David LUDWIG†- says marketing campaigns overwhelm parents.]

Harris, Dan

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