London Mayor plans junk food ad ban on public transport

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has revealed plans to impose a ban on junk food advertising on public transport, in a bid to tackle childhood obesity. Khan is consulting on the plans that would see adverts for unhealthy food and drink that are high in fat, salt or sugar banned across the entire Transport for London network, including London Underground, Overground and the capital’s buses and bus shelters. The Mayor said the measures are designed to tackle the “ticking timebomb” of childhood obesity in the capital. Cancer Research UK’s director…

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SheKnows Media Welcomes an Accomplished Panel of Judges to the Fourth Annual #Femvertising Awards, Honoring Excellence in Pro-Female Advertising

SheKnows Media, a leading women’s media company that reaches 66 million unique visitors per month (comScore, March 2018) and more than 350 million social media fans and followers, launched the call for entries for the fourth-annual #Femvertising Awards on Equal Pay Day. Today, SheKnows announced nine impressive female leaders who will judge the 2018 submissions, and determine which ad campaigns will go on for public vote. They are: Barri Rafferty, President and CEO of Ketchum Claudia Chan, CEO of S.H.E. Summit and S.H.E. GLOBL Media, author of This is How…

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This is not a drill – dental ads wisdom

The ASA have put out a blog post talking about dental ads wisdom that I have copied below (c) of post is the ASA’s, I hope you will find interesting, please see their site for more info: National Smile Month is just around the corner, so to celebrate we’ve put together some key things to consider when creating ads for dental products and treatments. Hold evidence to support objective claims Marketers are required to hold robust supporting evidence before making objective claims.  When making efficacy claims about a dental product or…

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Online ads overtake TV ads for complaints, with double the cases

The ASA have put out a blog post talking about Online ads overtaking TV ads for complaints, with double the cases that I have copied below (c) of post is the ASA’s, I hope you will find interesting, please see their site for more info: We have today published our Annual Report, Showing More Impact. The report sets out changes in the balance of advertising regulation during 2017, a year which saw a record number of ads amended or withdrawn following ASA action (7,099), as well as a record number of…

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The Good Report Celebrates The Best Campaigns For Social Responsibility 2017

The Good Report is a unique ranking of the world’s best use of creative communications to promote  sustainability  and  social  responsibility  to  raise  awareness  of major  social  and  environmental issues. It is created in collaboration between ACT Responsible, the international non-profit association and largest global source of the world’s best ads on social and environmental  issues, and Gunn Report, the global index of creative excellence in advertising. A total of 1045 campaigns produced by 680 agencies for 850 advertisers from 80 countries were evaluated for  this  latest  Good  Report.  The…

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