Jun 10, 2019

Three years on from the ANA report: plenty done, plenty still to do

Since the landmark report into media transparency, the concerns of marketers have evolved, but work remains.

Sep 19, 2017

Uber sues Dentsu's Fetch Media for 'fake clicks'

The ride-sharing firm has filed a lawsuit against Fetch in the US, alleging online ad fraud and failure to pass back rebates.

Aug 23, 2017

Ode to transparency

Carat's chief strategy officer imagines a future where blockchain leads the industry to stop paying and incentivising agencies for the wrong things.

Nov 9, 2016

Report alleges gaps in agency-advertiser media contracts

An analysis of 121 audits in the Asia-Pacific region reveals significant agency-advertiser risks.

Jun 13, 2016

7 'non-transparent' media agency practices

From cash rebates to media discounts to phony service agreements, here are the many ways agencies earn kickbacks from media, according to the ANA report.

Jun 8, 2016

Mixed response to ANA report: 'one-sided', 'damning' and 'a great job'

Industry reaction to the ANA report has been mixed with the body representing US agencies, the 4A's, calling it "inconclusive and one-sided" and analysts saying it looked "fairly damning".