Laura Flahive Wu

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New York moves to extend child labor laws to models under 18

As a global fashion center, New York attracts hordes of aspiring young models each year.  Soon, a new law could require designers, advertisers and fashion publications to meet strict requirements if they wish to employ models under the age of 18. Historically, child models have been exempt from the legal protections that New York law … Continue Reading

Is this an advertisement? .com Disclosure Guidelines and celebrity endorsements on social media

Social networks like Facebook and Twitter attract millions of consumers daily.  These social networks offer advertisers innovative ways to target and reach consumers.  Increasingly, celebrities offer themselves as brand ambassadors for hire, and brands retain celebrities to market their products on social media.  Given the nature of the medium in which these types of endorsements … Continue Reading
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