How Readers Ruled in 2014

Reader submissions flagging deceptive advertising helped have a great year.

| Jason Bagley

In large part our success at relies on readers like you. We depend on reader submissions to warn others about deceptive advertising and in 2014 you did not disappoint.

In the last 12 months, you alerted us to a plethora of problematic advertising and we in turn alerted others. The subjects ran the gamut from grapefruit to Halloween costumes to database software.

Here are just some of the headlines you helped us create this year:

So thank you, readers. And please continue to keep us in the loop on the deceptive advertising you come across in 2015.

Jason Bagley

Jason Bagley, writer at, is still romantic about journalism and believes in its power to educate and inform.

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