A street scene with a man in a hat standing next to two policemen in uniform all looking at a digital billboard with their backs to the camera. The text on the billboard reads 'ads seen here help fund local services'

“Platform for Good”? Major ad company Clear Channel’s ads reported to advertising regulator

Major advertising company Clear Channel UK, whose expanding billboard empire promotes harmful adverts and impacts the environment, is claiming to be a “Platform for Good” in a series of adverts that also make the claims “Ads seen here help fund local services” and “Powered by renewable energy”. …Continue reading “Platform for Good”? Major ad company Clear Channel’s ads reported to advertising regulator

Adblock Hackney first ever campaign a success as 9 digital billboards removed from Hackney’s streets

Following Adblock Hackney’s campaign launch in March they claim success as 9 digital billboards are removed from Hackney pavements. Hackney’s streets are now less cluttered with commercial messages and highly energy intensive digital billboards than they were last month. Street space has been vacated and returned for the use of people walking and wheeling around…Continue reading Adblock Hackney first ever campaign a success as 9 digital billboards removed from Hackney’s streets

Adblock Hackney launched. Get involved!

Adblock Hackney launched on International Anti-Advertising Day March 25th, with a digital ad cover-up and 100+ objections to new digital billboards! Read about the launch in these two articles in the Hackney Gazette: Anti-ad campaign takes over digital ad units in ShoreditchCover-up campaign: Action taken against Shoreditch digital ads and in EastLondonLines: “It’s reclaiming the…Continue reading Adblock Hackney launched. Get involved!