CARPINTERIA Calif. CKE Restaurants Inc. has decided to edit a TV spot promoting the flat-bun Patty Melt Burger at its Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr. restaurants following complaints that the sexy teacher depicted in the commercial was demeaning to educators. The spot, created by Mendelsohn/Zien of Los Angeles, showed the teacher dancing atop her desk as the male students performed a rap song titled “I Like Flat Buns.”The Tennessee Education Association last week protested the airing of the ...

Register to view this article

It’s free but we need to know a little about you to continually improve our content.

Why Register?

Registering allows you to unlock a portion of our premium online content. You can access more in-depth stories and analysis, as well as news not found on any other website or any other media outlet. You also get free eNewsletters, blogs, real-time polls, archives and more.


Attention Print Subscribers:  While you have already been granted free access to NRN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes!

Questions about your account or how to access content? 

Contact: Desiree Torres 

Already registered? here.