Clean Up BPPA

a campaign to remove offensive rhetoric from the Pax Centurion newsletter

Heath Properties: 10th Sponsor to Drop Pax Advertising

Per their Facebook page, Heath Properties will no longer place ads in the Pax Centurion. Our sponsorship of the Boston Police Patrolman’s Association provides financial assistance to the BPPA’s Scholarship … Continue reading

07/27/2012 · 5 Comments

What Did Sponsors Think They Were Sponsoring?

We’ve reported on the extraordinary commission rate that Commonwealth Productions earned for selling advertising, which seems to be exclusively for the Pax Centurion, here and here.  We’ve also shown that advertisers … Continue reading

07/19/2012 · 1 Comment

Stop and Shop Ends Advertising in BPPA Newsletter

A Stop and Shop customer tells us: Yesterday, I got the same exact form letter you had posted previously on the Clean-Up page.  My response yesterday was short and to … Continue reading

07/12/2012 · Leave a comment

Stop & Shop Disclaims Pax Content, Continues Sponsorship

Responding to an alert to the content of the Pax Centurion, Stop & Shop representative Deborah Riley wrote: Thank you for your recent email regarding the Boston Police Patrolmen’s Association (BPPA) … Continue reading

07/09/2012 · Leave a comment

Altria News: We no longer support BPPA

@ConverseFundsRa We no longer support BPPA and have asked that they remove Altria’s 2004 ad. — Altria (@AltriaNews) July 6, 2012 That’s 8 sponsors in 9 days. Who will be … Continue reading

07/06/2012 · 2 Comments

People’s United is out

@effigies We will not be running an ad in this publication going forward.Thank you again for your feedback and concern. — People’s United Bank (@PeoplesUnited) July 5, 2012 @effigies Thanks … Continue reading

07/05/2012 · 2 Comments

Stop & Shop response

Thanks for your recent email sharing your concerns about our advertising with the Boston Police Patrolman?s Association.  Please know that I have shared your feedback with our Director of Community … Continue reading

07/04/2012 · 2 Comments

CRA Int’l: “The organization had no authority”

Charles River Associates International responded to an email informing them of the offensive speech in the BPPA newsletter by saying that BPPA had “no authority” to place an ad in … Continue reading

07/02/2012 · 1 Comment

Natixis Global Stops Advertising in Pax Centurion

Natixis Global Asset Management announces that they will no longer advertise in the Pax Centurion: Natixis Global AM‏@NatixisGlobalAM ‪#BPPA‬ Ad was in support of scholarship fund. We still support fund but don’t … Continue reading

06/30/2012 · Leave a comment

Harpoon Brewery Drops Advertising in Pax Centurion

Responding to a comment on their Facebook page, Harpoon Brewery, a beloved Boston micro-brewery will no longer advertise in the Pax Centurion: Harpoon Brewery We in no way support the opinions in … Continue reading

06/30/2012 · Leave a comment

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