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2014/07/24 10:34
2014/07/24 10:34
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London - The makers of Tetley teabags are probably wishing they’d kept their mouths shut. They have just pitted their round teabags against the pyramid bags of rivals PG Tips – and lost. Executives...
2014/07/24 10:34
2014/07/24 10:34
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2014/07/23 11:18
2014/07/23 11:18
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Diageo rum brand Captain Morgan has again been censured by UK advertising regulator the ASA – this time for implying that alcohol can overcome boredom and is capable of changing mood. UK regulator...
Read more at Food Navigator, Campaign
2014/07/23 07:34
2014/07/23 07:34
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Cellphone data content - ringtones, wallpapers, MMSes - are expensive, and many people have responded to an advert thinking they were making a one-off purchase, but later finding themselves locked in...
2014/07/21 04:20
2014/07/21 04:20
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The move by Google follows a spate of complaints from smartphone users about in-app purchases being pushed in so-called 'free' apps, particularly those apps that are targeted at younger users. Many...
2014/07/20 08:08
2014/07/20 08:08
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A CLAIMS firm who say they help victims of crime are being probed by ­government watchdogs. Businessman Neil Webb wants people who have suffered violent assaults to come forward and apply for...
2014/07/19 00:51
2014/07/19 00:51
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Pity every stale and pale male WHAT a miserable week it has been for the latest victims of oppression - white, middle-aged males. It seems the stale and pale male are the new victims of...
2014/07/18 18:19
2014/07/18 18:19
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The 33-year-old actor's popular Jaguar commercial for the F-type coupe has been banned by a U.K. advertising agency for promoting unsafe driving. The spot, which is titled "The Art of Villainy,"...
2014/07/17 08:09
2014/07/17 08:09
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Quiet Storm pick up Young's Young's Seafood has appointed Quiet Storm to handle its advertising account, ending its relationship with Mother.Time Warner declines Fox offer Time Warner has rebuffed...
2014/07/17 06:34
2014/07/17 06:34
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A Vodacom advert claiming that it is the "best network for smartphones" has been given the green light by the regulator. Photo: Bloomberg The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has dismissed MTN’s...
2014/07/16 21:28
2014/07/16 21:28
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Ad From NZ's Largest Natural Health Retailer MisleadingThursday, 17 July 2014, 9:18 amPress Release: Society for Science Based Healthcare Ad From NZ's Largest Natural Health Retailer MisleadingThe...
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2014/07/16 17:23
2014/07/16 17:23
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A commercial for Jaguar featuring movie villains Tom Hiddleston, Sir Ben Kingsley and Mark Strong has been banned over fears it could promote irresponsible driving. The TV commercial featured...
2014/07/16 10:35
2014/07/16 10:35
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The 'happy family tucking into breakfast' Nutella television advert comes to mind the chocolate spreads main ingredients being sugar (a whopping 16.5g per 30ml serving) and palm oil. Pretoria -...
2014/07/16 07:38
2014/07/16 07:38
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Chicken sold by Albert Heijn is not as ethical and animal friendly as the supermarket group is claiming, the Dutch Advertising Standards Authority is quoted as saying by animal rights group Wakker...
2014/07/14 23:45
2014/07/14 23:45
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IT was the advertising campaign which came with strings attached – just like the high-interest loans it was designed to promote. But now controversial payday lender Wonga is to ditch the “cuddly”...
2014/07/14 22:57
2014/07/14 22:57
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Let’s maybe give Feed A Child’s founder and CEO Alza Rautenbach the benefit of doubt when she says she didn’t realize a recent ad depicting a white woman hand feeding a black child as he sits at her...
2014/07/14 07:03
2014/07/14 07:03
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I was dismayed mere minutes before the start of the world cup final to watch what I consider to be the most racist ad I've seen on television. It can be accessed on YouTube (for now) but since I don't...
2014/07/11 19:28
2014/07/11 19:28
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The withdrawn advertisement shows a white woman feeding a young black boy like a pet. (CNN) -- A television commercial that prompted complaints for its portrayal of a white woman feeding a young...
2014/07/11 15:40
2014/07/11 15:40
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ITV have been criticised after it aired a clip from Dawn of the Planet of the Apes during a World Cup semi-final. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) have confirmed that they received over 100...
2014/07/10 14:34
2014/07/10 14:34
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EA is speaking up about this year’s mobile Dungeon Keeper reboot. The free-to-play title, which is based on Bullfrog’s Dungeon Keeper PC series, was maligned by gamers for having an overly aggressive...
Read more at Game Informer, Joystiq
2014/07/09 23:18
2014/07/09 23:18
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The UK Labour party will has ruled out the possibility of taxes on sugar or fat, but will take aim at marketing to children and online advergames, says shadow Public Health Minister Luciana...
2014/07/24 10:34
2014/07/24 10:34
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