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2014/04/17 13:34
2014/04/17 13:34
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Latest ASA ruling discourages companies from claiming their cars are leaner and greener than they really are. Picture: Neil Baynes Johannesburg - Ford South Africa has been forced to withdraw an...
2014/04/17 13:34
2014/04/17 13:34
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2014/04/17 07:10
2014/04/17 07:10
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Rainey Kelly Campbell Roalfe/Y&R created Global Brewers Initiative’s launch ad, "let there be beer", in 2013. The agency is repitching against McCann Birmingham, Now and SapientNitro. The Advertising...
2014/04/17 06:21
2014/04/17 06:21
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A hearing by the Complaints and Compliance Committee (CCC) on the DA's advertisement complaint case against the SABC was postponed on Wednesday night. CCC chairman Wandile Tutani told those present...
2014/04/15 12:23
2014/04/15 12:23
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... regained 12lbs having fun and drinking,' admits Vicky Pattison as she returns to her party lifestyle She was the weight-loss story of the year when she lost three stone and unveiled her size 6...
2014/04/15 08:48
2014/04/15 08:48
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The shamed TV personality, who recently received a community order after assaulting a model and a security guard, boasted about her weight loss in a TV ad for 7 Day Slim but watchdogs said the advert...
2014/04/11 17:37
2014/04/11 17:37
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Online satirist Brandy Snap added the words: “Fed up of final demands, whining relatives and debtors’ prison?” and reproduces the Wonga logo with the added strapline: “Your soul is ours.” The loans...
2014/04/10 07:09
2014/04/10 07:09
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Labour’s Shadow Culture Minister Helen Goodman ruffled more than a few advertising feathers recently. But 40 years after adland established its own independent funding regulation body – the...
2014/04/09 14:09
2014/04/09 14:09
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Ryanair, under its outspoken chief executive, Michael O’Leary, has not used an external advertising agency for more than 20 years. The airline has instead relied on its own in-house resource to create...
2014/04/09 12:06
2014/04/09 12:06
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Bishops in England and Wales have praised an Advertising Standards Authority ban on a TV advert for the payday loan company Wonga.com. In their ruling the ASA said the advert, which had triggered 31...
2014/04/07 10:04
2014/04/07 10:04
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... - The estimated number of text messages between Oscar Pistorius and Reeva Steenkamp. 4 - The number of messages that showed them fighting. 40 - Steenkamp's ranking in the FHM 100 Sexiest Women...
2014/04/07 06:15
2014/04/07 06:15
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A slew of government advertising in what looks like ANC colours across Gauteng is likely to continue, as both the public protector and the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has declined to...
2014/04/05 23:46
2014/04/05 23:46
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In a vain attempt to begin repairing its battered reputation, Ross McEwan pledged that the needs of RBS customers would now be at its “core”. For as McEwan admitted, the bank had “valued least the...
2014/04/05 21:28
2014/04/05 21:28
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On the original allegations against Countdown, I’ve praised Shane Jones for the work he did in exposing their allegedly ugly tactics of asking for retrospective payments from suppliers. I don’t think...
2014/04/05 21:28
2014/04/05 21:28
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Owen: But you’re concerned that your supply chain’s being squeezed by Progressive aren’t you? Morton: Yes I am, it is my belief that that is happening, yes. Suggests if Progressive is throwing it...
2014/04/04 20:37
2014/04/04 20:37
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In February, Fanning left her teenage years behind having successfully avoided the pitfalls of early fame endured by Drew Barrymore, Lindsay Lohan and Jodie Foster. Her career started in commercials...
2014/04/03 07:10
2014/04/03 07:10
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The British Arrows Awards ceremony, which took place last week, was a rowdy affair. More than 1,100 people celebrated the best work in TV advertising at the Battersea Evolution. Among the more...
2014/04/02 05:53
2014/04/02 05:53
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Adverts by a Birmingham company which implied a ‘clever little’ tablet could help drink drivers pass breath tests has been banned. The Soho Hill-based company claimed Alcopal tablets would “guarantee...
2014/04/01 14:11
2014/04/01 14:11
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Copycat websites have proliferated in recent years, partly thanks to the ease with which companies can advertise on search engines such as Google. Other copycat operations target people who search for...
2014/03/31 02:16
2014/03/31 02:16
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A power company's advertisements exploited the trust of consumers and were likely to mislead or deceive, according to the Advertising Standards Authority. Powershop launched an advertising campaign...
2014/03/31 01:52
2014/03/31 01:52
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Microsoft will no longer comb user accounts for stolen material belonging to the company, after news of one such search being conducted generated a flood of negative publicity. Microsoft came under...
2014/04/17 13:34
2014/04/17 13:34
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