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Mar 4, 2020

ASA bans face-mask ads over 'misleading' and 'irresponsible' coronavirus claims in UK

UK watchdog said two ads were 'misleading, irresponsible and likely to cause fear without justifiable reason'.

Mar 4, 2020

Shell faces ASA investigation over 'carbon neutral' claims in the UK

Fuel giant claimed in ad that customers could 'drive carbon neutral' if they shopped at Shell.

Nov 6, 2019

PR professionals urged to combat irresponsible influencers

The UK's Advertising Standards Authority reports that complaints about influencers - failing to disclose commercial links or posting irresponsibly about products - have more than tripled over the past year

Jan 8, 2018

When trust is snapped

Diageo's decision to pull ads from Snapchat following an ASA ruling reflects a broader problem with media trust, argues the global MD of the company's luxury portfolio.

Aug 23, 2010

'There's probably no God' ad attracts single complaint in NZ

WELLINGTON - A New Zealand ad proclaiming that 'there's probably no God' attracted just one complaint, several months after a similar campaign became the sixth-most complained about ad in the UK in 2009.