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A testimonial advertisement was provided by a business (for their own endorsement) in a publication. Traditionally, print advertisements may need some sort of visual contact information to be included to be considered and viewed as an "advertisement"? If contact information or a call to action is not used, would this testimonial ad be considered/viewed as editorial for the publication?

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  • This is a legal question, not a design question Sorry. Perhaps law.stackexchange.com (Which is odd... you show you have rep there.) There are ads which are referred to as "advertorial". Items which don't immediately look like an ad, but ultimately they are. This sounds like what you have... an attempt for an advertisement to blend in as editorial content... which it isn't.
    – Scott
    Jan 13 at 3:35
  • much of the time, there will be a border with a moniker "advertisement" around such content so no one can claim duplicity. But I'm no lawyer.. and that's really who you should ask.
    – Scott
    Jan 13 at 3:44
  • ok. I did not know this was a legal question.
    – jbomen
    Jan 13 at 3:49

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