Adverts

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Facebook 'allowed property adverts to discriminate against minorities'

Facebook 'allowed property adverts to discriminate against minorities'

Facebook 'allowed property adverts to discriminate against minorities'

American investigative journalism company ProPublica claims Facebook approved adverts which went against their own guidelines

Monday, November 20, 2017

Monday, November 20, 2017

University of Sydney advert breaks watchdog rules on racism

University of Sydney advert breaks watchdog rules on racism

University of Sydney advert breaks watchdog rules on racism

The advert included a photo of children’s hands grasping a chain-link fence alongside the phrase 'unlearn criminal'

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Advert for shooting range accused of racism for 'referencing NFL protest'

Advert for shooting range accused of racism for 'referencing NFL protest'

Advert for shooting range accused of racism for 'referencing NFL protest'

The advert for the South Jersey Shooting Club included a man kneeling down with a gun on his shoulder alongside the phrase 'the only time we take a knee'

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

'Sexist and degrading' shoe ad campaign banned

'Sexist and degrading' shoe ad campaign which featured naked women banned

'Sexist and degrading' shoe ad campaign which featured naked women banned

The adverts for Goodwin Smith Shoes featured women wearing no tops and nude underwear

Friday, November 10, 2017

Friday, November 10, 2017

'Bitterly disappointing' - John Lewis Christmas advert featuring Moz the Monster criticised by viewers

'Bitterly disappointing' - John Lewis Christmas advert featuring Moz the Monster criticised by viewers

'Bitterly disappointing' - John Lewis Christmas advert criticised by viewers

This year the advert features a child who makes friends with a monster under his bed, though many do not like its ending

Friday, October 27, 2017

Friday, October 27, 2017

Russian senator claims Twitter manifests weakness after it bans RT and Sputnik adverts

Russian senator claims Twitter manifests weakness after it bans RT and Sputnik adverts

Russian senator says Twitter 'manifests weakness' for ban on RT and Sputnik ads

Russian senato Igor Chernyshenko has said 'censorship and bans' are not democratic

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Dove racism row: The most ill-judged commercials of all time

Dove racism row: The most ill-judged commercials of all time

Dove, Beckham, and Kendall Jenner: The most ill-judged adverts of all time

A Dove advertising campaign has been widely criticised...but it isn't the first time advertisers have got it horribly wrong