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Survey reveals "Mad Men" misogyny lives on in advertising

The advertising business of the 1950s and 1960s was depicted as highly misogynistic in the New York-based period drama 'Mad Men," and fans of the highly rated show may be shocked to learn that sexual harassment still appears to be a major problem for the industry. The American Association of Advertising Agencies asked about 400 female advertising employees about their workplace experiences, and more than half of them said that they felt at least somewhat vulnerable to unfair treatment.