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# advertising - Yesterday’s News

Complaint about 'misleading' online ad for Cork IVF clinic upheld

A complaint about a radio ad for the same clinic was also upheld.

# advertising - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Watchdog rules against Nissan ad that showed sister standing up to brother's bully Ads

Watchdog rules against Nissan ad that showed sister standing up to brother's bully

It did not, however, find the ad was gender stereotyping or that the images were inappropriate.

# advertising - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Ireland's biggest newspaper group wants Google and Facebook to pay for news

Company chairman Leslie Buckley said traditional publishers should ‘demand payment’ from the online duopoly.

# advertising - Saturday 12 August, 2017

Free shots and Jägerbombs: Parents told to warn Leaving Cert students of 'pervasive' drinks promos

A HSE expert says drinks promotions can encourage students to drink a lot in a short space of time and lead them into dangerous situations.

# advertising - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

'Move RTÉ outside Dublin and fund it through the sale of the Donnybrook studio'

Moving RTÉ to rural Ireland would create an opportunity to change its funding mechanism away from traditional advertising and the TV licence, writes Marc MacSharry.

# advertising - Friday 21 July, 2017

The UK is cracking down on gender stereotyping in adverts - what about Ireland?

A report was released this week calling for stronger regulation of adverts in the UK.

# advertising - Friday 23 June, 2017

'Our children's television viewing is bombarded by the thrills and spills of alcohol'

Our legislators need to take action and alter our harmful relationship with alcohol, writes Dr Bobby Smyth.

# advertising - Thursday 22 June, 2017

The advertising watchdog has handled its first complaint about a Snapchat influencer

Faces By Grace came under scrutiny over a post about a detox drink.

# advertising - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Belgian King vs Burger King: Country's royal family outraged at fast food chain ad

An online ad asks users to choose between King Philippe or Burger King.

# advertising - Friday 5 May, 2017

Complaint upheld after man is surprised Lidl jumper is only 3% cashmere

The “classic and elegant” jumper cost €16.99.

Reports of suspected social welfare fraud double after launch of advertising campaign

Leo Varadkar’s department made €41 million in overpayments due to customer fraud in 2016.

# advertising - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

People deserve 'decent, honest' ads says broadcasting authority as it launches new rules

Product placement gets a separate distinction to advertising in the revised code.

# advertising - Sunday 12 March, 2017

Food advertising: 'Brands get onto children's newsfeeds and interact like real life friends'

We need to stand up to the the lobbying power of the multinational food industry, writes Chris Macey.

# advertising - Saturday 25 February, 2017

These are the major trends expected to shape the Irish ad industry in 2017

Marketers will spend almost a billion euro on ads this year, according to Core Media.

# advertising - Monday 6 February, 2017

Super Bowl ads get political and discuss 'four years of bad hair' Trump This post contains videos

Super Bowl ads get political and discuss 'four years of bad hair'

A number of ads touted inclusiveness and diversity.

# advertising - Thursday 2 February, 2017

Charities regulator had "no choice" but to prosecute soup kitchen owner

Oliver Williams was prosecuted for misrepresenting Twist Charity as a charitable organisation.

# advertising - Friday 20 January, 2017

Security experts concerned about data collected by popular beauty filter app

The app has hundreds of millions of users – but are they aware of the permissions they have agreed to?

# advertising - Monday 19 December, 2016

Loophole allows Eircode to run adverts which falsely imply codes save lives

The advert, which ran on both television and radio stations, claimed an Eircode would help emergency services “find you faster”.

# advertising - Friday 16 December, 2016

Complaint upheld after children were fined for riding Luas for free

The children misunderstood a message that advertised free park and ride facilities.

# advertising - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

New rules for businesses who want to call their food 'artisan' or 'natural'

The guidelines aim to stop consumers being misled by marketing terms.

From The Daily Edge This Derry man's coal company truck is simply inspired Heat Yer Hole

# advertising - Saturday 12 November, 2016

A porn star taught Paddy Power's boss that having the craic doesn't work everywhere

Madcap high jinks work well in Ireland, but not every country appreciates the same marketing stunts.

# advertising - Thursday 10 November, 2016

From The Daily Edge 11 of the quickest jokes about the new John Lewis Christmas ad Sean O'luas

11 of the quickest jokes about the new John Lewis Christmas ad

Buster is blowing up the internet today.

# advertising - Monday 24 October, 2016

From The Daily Edge Pierce Brosnan has found himself in the middle of a bizarre controversy in India Culture Clash

Pierce Brosnan has found himself in the middle of a bizarre controversy in India

The actor appeared in ads for a ‘mouth freshener’ that has been linked to poor health – now he wants nothing to do with the brand.

# advertising - Saturday 10 September, 2016

Three agencies refused to put up this billboard advertisement for Griffith College Dublin

“It could easily come across as a mistake in the posting of the creativity resulting in unnecessary criticism of the industry.”

# advertising - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

A bar's 'Bottomless Prosecco' deal is among three ads given a slap on the wrist

Alcohol Action Ireland wasn’t happy with the ads.

# advertising - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

"You wanna feel?" - Complaints that this Opel ad is 'sexist' have been rejected Nice And Warm This post contains videos

"You wanna feel?" - Complaints that this Opel ad is 'sexist' have been rejected

Regulators say the ad was ‘light-hearted’ in nature.

# advertising - Thursday 21 April, 2016

Complaint upheld against gym over 'epileptic fit' ad

Epilepsy Ireland said the Facebook ad had caused upset and hurt to people with epilepsy and their families.

# advertising - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Dating website apologises for calling red hair and freckles 'imperfections'

People were not happy with Match.com’s campaign.

# advertising - Monday 28 March, 2016

The 9 at 9: Easter Monday

Here are the stories you need to know as you begin your day.

Denny ad was wrong to show grandfather looking at child in car, watchdog says

It was thought that the advertisement encouraged unsafe driving practices.

# advertising - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

Paddy Power criticised over "money back" ads

A complainant wasn’t happy that a footnote was in a smaller font.

# advertising - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Harvey Norman ad that referenced Leaving Cert students with 'sore heads' banned

The advertising watchdog upheld a complaint that the ad appears to reference underage drinking.

# advertising - Thursday 10 March, 2016

You leave a data trail everywhere you go. Creepy? Maybe, but it's the world we live in

We need to be aware of our personal data trails, and how they can be used, writes Brian Mac Namee.

# advertising - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

How bookies, e-cigarettes and kids meals can advertise changes today

Food advertisements and ads for health and beauty products will now also be subject to more stringent examinations.

# advertising - Friday 8 January, 2016

From The Daily Edge 11 times brands just didn’t understand what Netflix and chill meant Noooooo

# advertising - Monday 4 January, 2016

Shocking and provocative but here's why THAT Labour ad worked

Analysis: A leaked draft ad has caused some controversy but that’s probably exactly what Labour was hoping for.

# advertising - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

Arnotts is marketing a vacuum cleaner as a Christmas gift 'for her'

At least it’s a fancy one?

From The Daily Edge Arnotts is marketing a hoover as a Christmas gift 'for her' Gift For Her

Arnotts is marketing a hoover as a Christmas gift 'for her'

At least it’s a fancy hoover?

# advertising - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Amazon pulls Nazi ads following backlash in New York

Mayor Bill de Blasio said the ads were offensive to World War II and Holocaust survivors.

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