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regulatory body that controls the advertisement content, has made additions to its advertisement code for automotive vehicles and food and beverage segments. “Apart from receiving several complaints from the public, we also saw a sudden increase in two-wheeler advertisements promoting their products’ speed and manoeuvrability with stunts bordering on dangerous,” said Alan Collaco, secretary general, ASCI. The additions to the code on auto advertising promote safe practices such as wearing helmets, fastening seatbelts and not using mobile phones while driving. The new guidelines also prohibit portraying ...
Just Zatak Her? « The PSW Weblog
There is a fine line between glamorous, sexy and vulgar. And then there is language, which may have unintended consequences. As always, these are matters of perception and opinion, but I must admit to being a bit disturbed by the trend of the advertisement series for this deodorant called Zatak. Its sexual innuendoes may cross over into the vulgar and that is unpleasant enough, but it is the tag line of this series that causes concern: the tagline being – ‘Just Zatak Her’. Objectifying women or stereotyping them is not new in advertising. This has been the object of debate ever since advertising began, which is why advertising ... market research, surveys and trends
Know about Advertising Standards Council of India [ASCI]
The Advertising Standards Council of India was set up in October 1985- by the advertising industry itself consisting of advertisers, advertising agencies, media owners and allied professionals like consumer researchers, processors, film makers, etc to regulate the content of advertising with the primary purpose of protecting consumer interest, but also to ensure fairness in competition. • What type of Company is ASCI? Who are its members? ASCI is a voluntary self-regulatory organization, registered as a not-for-profit Company under section 25 of the Indian Cos. Act. The sponsors of the ASCI, who are its principal members, ... market research, surveys and trends


Dealing with misleading advertising in the face of declining ...
Eighty-eight percent of the compa- nies convicted were local or regional companies (CCAC, .... Convictions for Misleading Advertising per $10 Billion in Retail Sales ..... Better Business Bureau and the Advertising Standards Council. ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
News Digest: MTNL, Nuance-SpinVox, aMap-Tata Sky, RComm-Idea ...
$15 million in funding from Draper Fisher Jurvetson,Canaan Partners, SAP Ventures and SVB India Capital Partners. iYogi will use the investment capital to enhance services, expand its team of global experts. Nuance To Buy SpinVox For $102.5 Million Digital speech company Nuance is set to buy SpinVox for $102.5 million in cash and shares. Nuance will integrate SpinVox’s carrier services with its speech recognition platform. SpinVox had raised its second $100 million in March 2008 from Goldman Sachs, along with GLG Partners, Blue Mountain Capital Management and Toscafund Asset Management. (Read more at ) ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Time to kick sexism out of advertising
For the past several months, advertisers have scrambled to include any possible mention of the beautiful game in their summer campaigns. With England now out of the World Cup, the glut of shoe-horned references to football in ads is likely to abate. Yet before we resume "advertising as normal" on our screens and in our streets, it's worth pausing to consider a trend within the industry that World Cup-related ad campaigns have thrown into stark relief: the deliberate and widespread use of sexist material in the name of selling a product. There's nothing particularly new about advertising that plays on gender ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Azerbaijani President: We will protect and defend freedom of speech
"I can say with a feeling of satisfaction that there is an unequivocal position in the Azerbaijani media related with the Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict” Baku-APA. Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev attended at the opening of the new building of the Press Council on July 22, APA reports quoting AzerTAj. Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev met with the board of the Press Council after getting familiarized with the building. Aflatun Amashov the Chairman of Press Council represented the Head of State board members and thanked President Ilham Aliyev for taking care of the development of the press in Azerbaijan ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Advertising self-regulation under scrutiny in Australia
the Advertising Standards Council. This body consists of a total of eleven members. Five members represent respectively, the print, radio and tele- ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Frequently Asked Advertising Questions: A Guide for Small Business
Additional laws apply to ads for specialized products like consumer leases, credit, 900 telephone numbers, and products sold through mail order or telephone sales. And every state has consumer protection laws that govern ads running in that state. According to the FTC's Deception Policy Statement , an ad is deceptive if it contains a statement - or omits information - that: According to the Federal Trade Commission Act and the FTC's Unfairness Policy Statement , an ad or business practice is unfair if: A typical inquiry follows these steps: The FTC looks at the ad from the point of view of the "reasonable ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
National Gambling Impact Study Commission Final Report: Table of ...
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