The IRE website will be unavailable while we complete routine maintenance on Friday, September 17 from 8-10 am CT.
IRE favicon


Resource ID: #10380
Subject: Advertising
Source: Riverfront Times (St. Louis)


Riverfront Times (St. Louis) reveals how billboard advertisers target impoverished minority neighborhoods for harmful products; computer-assisted investigation finds that billboards in black areas are twice as likely to advertise alcohol and cigarettes as those in white communities, there are twice as many billboards per capita and the trend of fewer billboards overall hasn't occurred in black areas, April 6, 1994.

This file is not available for digital download. IRE members may place an order by emailing

141 Neff Annex   |   Missouri School of Journalism Columbia, MO 65211   |   573-882-2042   |   |   Privacy Policy
apartmentpenciluserscalendar-fullcrossmenu linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram