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The Council of Ethics in Advertising: A positive step in the right direction against racism and stereotyping in Finland

It’s funny how still some in this country like to tell the rest what is acceptable a when it comes to labeling different ethnic groups. The term ryssä, a derogatory term to place Russians in a negative context in the Finnish language is one of many examples. The Council of Ethics in Advertising ruled that using the term ryssimme as a verb from the noun ryssä on one of its cider beverages was unethical.*

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