With local elections coming up, we have the perfect opportunity to get advertisements on the political agenda in London. During his first term as mayor Sadiq Khan banned fast food ads on the underground, and the borough of Southwark put a blanket ban on fast food ads as well. To maximise this momentum we can…Continue reading Use Local Elections to get Advertising on the Political Agenda in London!
The original article is published at the Wellbeing Economy Alliance. This article includes data for additional cities. The problem It is not hard to find reasons to dislike some forms of advertising. Among other things, advertising impacts communities by: Conveying sexist stereotypes, which likely increase body dissatisfaction, depression and lower self-esteem among the young public. Fueling social injustice by…Continue reading The environmental impacts of corporate advertising
Adblock Lambeth formed in February 2021. We cherish our communities and want to protect them, so we oppose corporate advertising which harms body image, equality in representation, local business and the environment. We fight for happier and healthier cities. We dream of urban environments which celebrate all the people living in them and are committed…Continue reading Lambeth
The newly formed Adblock Lambeth group is fighting a planning application for a digital screen on Brixton Road, South London. Lambeth community (it’s you if you live and/or work in or around Lambeth): help us say no to a new digital billboard in our area. Update 10th March 2021: Lambeth Council have rejected this application….Continue reading Adblock Lambeth battle digital screen on Brixton Road
Message Recall is a recently launched, ongoing podcast series discussing the history, tactics, and psychology of advertising in public spaces. There are now two 30 minute-long episodes of this groundbreaking and entertaining treat for the ears, available for free online or on Spotify, Apple Podcasts and Simplecast. Created by members of Adblock Bristol, this podcast…Continue reading Visual noise or valid communication? Message Recall podcast