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
Adfree Cities are launching a new citizen science project, Adspotters. We’re asking people to spend a few minutes in their day-to-day life ‘catching’ adverts so we can get a better idea of what’s out there across the UK – what tactics are advertisers using to sell us products? Are they targeting certain groups, like children…Continue reading Adspotters: Join our citizen science project
As energy giant BP records its highest profits in 14 years and households reel from skyrocketing energy bills, BP’s current “Backing Britain” advertising campaign rings extremely hollow. CEO Bernard Looney has repeated the line that BP are “Backing Britain” whilst also describing the energy firm as “literally a cash machine” and receiving a doubling in…Continue reading “Backing Britain”? BP reported to advertising regulator as profits triple
Following last week’s blog post, we’ve now found details of the extra 5 Street Hubs that BT are hoping to install in our city. And once again, we need your help to object. Every single objection counts, so please encourage your friends to speak out too! Why are we objecting to the BT Street Hubs?…Continue reading Object to YET more back-to-back digital advertising for Norwich! (part 2)
As you may have heard, BT is applying to install ‘Street Hubs’ throughout the UK – including many in Norwich. This is being reported in the local press as if it’s an uncontroversial ‘good thing’: predictably, that doesn’t tell the whole story. Why are we objecting to the BT Street Hubs? A BT Street Hub…Continue reading Object to more back-to-back digital advertising for Norwich!
The latest episode of the Message Recall podcast looks at gambling advertising….Continue reading Beyond a Bet: latest podcast episode looks at gambling advertising