Feds Nail iHeart for Fake Ads

  • Six states and the Federal Trade Commission announced a settlement with iHeart and Google for their part into a deceptive ad campaign that featured false endorsements of the Google Pixel 4 smartphone.
  • What iHeart did that was so bad that they are on a 10-year FTC probation.
  • iHeart’s efforts to cover up the story and the huge fine.
  • How they put radio personalities in a position to lie or get fired.

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