Upward trend in councils introducing ‘ethical’ ad policies

Research on Characterizing restrictions on commercial advertising and sponsorship of harmful commodities in local government policies: a nationwide study in England published in the Journal of Public Health has mapped the prevalence of advertising and sponsorship policies in local authorities that place restrictions on harmful products and services in a response to public health needs….Continue reading Upward trend in councils introducing ‘ethical’ ad policies

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Reading takes part in international action against airline advertising

Over 30 groups took part in a week of action against “airline advertising,sponsorship and greenwash” in France, Portugal, UK, Germany, Belgium,Netherlands and Switzerland, calling for an end to adverts for products thatworsen the climate crisis. Around half a dozen bus stop advertising spaces were seen in Readingtown Centre and near the University, with posters reading…Continue reading Reading takes part in international action against airline advertising

A digital advertising screen showing an electronic cigarette advert.

Sheffield: do you want more digital advertising screens? Have your say.

Advertisers want to put a new double-sided digital advertising screen in Sheffield city centre (outside HMV on the High Street) replacing an existing unit which already causes an obstruction to pedestrians using this area. What’s the problem? Each screen would be capable of showing six adverts every minute, and would be brighter and more distracting…Continue reading Sheffield: do you want more digital advertising screens? Have your say.