ASA – Rulings Podcast: Gender, Politics and Activism

The ASA/CAP have released a post called: Rulings Podcast: Gender, Politics and Activism. I have enclosed the text of the link below, but please have a look at the ASA/CAP site as there are lots of things of interest to anyone with an interest in Ethical Marketing. The latest episode of our Rulings podcast is now available, covering four major rulings on three topics. We’ve looked at cases on political advertising, harmful gender stereotypes and animal rights activism. Politics, gender and activists In this episode, hosted by James Miller, two…

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ASA – Play your part in making ads responsible

The ASA/CAP have released a post called: Play your part in making ads responsible. I have enclosed the text of the link below, but please have a look at the ASA/CAP site as there are lots of things of interest to anyone with an interest in Ethical Marketing. The Advertising Standards Authority is the UK regulator of advertising across all media, including online. Our work includes acting on complaints and taking proactive action against misleading, harmful, offensive or otherwise irresponsible ads. ASA Council members rule on the acceptability of ads and…

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ASA/CAP: Avoid the ASA putting the brakes on your advertising

The ASA/CAP have released a post called: Avoid the ASA putting the brakes on your advertising. I have enclosed the text of the link below, but please have a look at the ASA/CAP site as there are lots of things of interest to anyone with an interest in Ethical Marketing. This was put up to highlight Road Safety week – an annual event coordinated by the charity Brake to promote safe and healthy journeys and help with their work to prevent road deaths and injuries. To mark this, here are…

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ASA/CAP – Panel’s remit extension strengthens consumer voice

The ASA/CAP have released a post called: ASA/CAP – Panel’s remit extension strengthens consumer voice. I have enclosed the text of the link below, but please have a look at the ASA/CAP site as there are lots of things of interest to anyone with an interest in Ethical Marketing. Following a consultation, our co-regulatory partner for broadcast advertising, Ofcom, has agreed to changes to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between it, BCAP and the ASA, opening the way to extend the remit of the Advertising Advisory Committee (AAC). The AAC…

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‘Brands and influencers must operate ethically’ – PRCA welcomes ASA ruling

The PRCA has warned brands to be mindful of their ethical responsibilities, after the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) banned a series of social media posts from influencers irresponsibly promoting dietary products. The ASA ruled that warned that the posts created the impression that it was “necessary or advisable” for people who were already slim to use products that suppress their appetites. Francis Ingham MPRCA, Director General, PRCA, said: “Brands have a responsibility to think beyond their bottom line. This latest ruling from the ASA is a welcome reminder that products…

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