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From TheJournal.ie Complaint of 'racism' against Wexford shop whose owner painted his face black for advert upheld ASAI

Complaint of 'racism' against Wexford shop whose owner painted his face black for advert upheld

Smyths Homevalue shared the video on Facebook to promote Black Friday last year.

From TheJournal.ie Complaints over Donegal nightclub's '19th Hole' billboard upheld after 'grave and widespread offence' Bottom Of The Barrel
From TheJournal.ie Groupon rapped on knuckles for 'misleading' exclusive beauty product deal Advertising Standards

Groupon rapped on knuckles for 'misleading' exclusive beauty product deal

The coupon company issued an offer for a beauty ‘mystery gift’ which failed to specify how many items a customer would receive.

From TheJournal.ie Firm behind the Insure My websites slapped on the wrist over fake testimonials Dodgy Reviews

Firm behind the Insure My websites slapped on the wrist over fake testimonials

Insuremymotorbike.ie was taken down after the complaint was lodged.

From TheJournal.ie Lidl is in trouble for advertising 'fresh' fish which actually came from Namibia Something Fishy

Lidl is in trouble for advertising 'fresh' fish which actually came from Namibia

The complaint related to Lidl’s InisMara brand of fish products.

From TheJournal.ie Irish bloggers will now have to declare when they're promoting a product in their posts Counting The Cash

Irish bloggers will now have to declare when they're promoting a product in their posts

The ASAI aims to ensure that all marketing is easily identifiable from independent editorial content.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Were RTÉ wrong in banning this Budweiser ad featuring Conor McGregor? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Were RTÉ wrong in banning this Budweiser ad featuring Conor McGregor?

RTÉ has refused to air the ad as it is in breach of advertising standards.

From TheJournal.ie How bookies, e-cigarettes and kids meals can advertise changes today Unhappy Meal

How bookies, e-cigarettes and kids meals can advertise changes today

Food advertisements and ads for health and beauty products will now also be subject to more stringent examinations.

From TheJournal.ie Paddy Power erection pun and Georgia Salpa eating chocolate are fair game for ads No Nuts No Glory

Paddy Power erection pun and Georgia Salpa eating chocolate are fair game for ads

So says Irish advertising standards.

From TheJournal.ie London women's centre advert that appeals to 'Irish visitors' is misleading Advertising

London women's centre advert that appeals to 'Irish visitors' is misleading

The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority has pulled an advert for a London clinic as it gives the impression it’s an abortion clinic.

From TheJournal.ie Advertising authority to monitor ads by companies on social media Advertising

Advertising authority to monitor ads by companies on social media

Posts by companies on social media websites that advertise products now under the remit of the Advertising Authority of Ireland.

VIDEO: Is this nudie Irish ham ad offensive? In The Nip This post contains videos

VIDEO: Is this nudie Irish ham ad offensive?

Farmers in the nip, eating sandwiches. Offensive, or just misleading?

From TheJournal.ie "Spanking", "MILF" and hangover Jesus too much for the Advertising Standards Authority Complaints This post contains videos

"Spanking", "MILF" and hangover Jesus too much for the Advertising Standards Authority

Ads for the 48 mobile network and a hangover cure have been shot down by the ASAI.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Children are conditioned from birth to develop 'brand loyalty' Opinion

Column: Children are conditioned from birth to develop 'brand loyalty'

Family clinical psychotherapist Joanna Fortune says toys don’t just let children ‘play’ anymore – they are constantly selling to them…

From TheJournal.ie Ads for 'My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding' prompt complaints Badvertising

Ads for 'My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding' prompt complaints

The slogan “Bigger. Fatter. Gypsier” – used in Channel 4′s billboard campaign for the new series of the show – has been criticised as offensive and racist.

From TheJournal.ie TripAdvisor defends reader reviews following warning by watchdog Tripadvisor

TripAdvisor defends reader reviews following warning by watchdog

The website has responded to criticisms about its “real travellers’” reviews section – saying that its users made “educated decision” based on reviews.

From TheJournal.ie Website censured over Moss 'skinny' slogan T-shirts Censured

Website censured over Moss 'skinny' slogan T-shirts

The ad showed children’s T-shirts bearing a motto once mentioned by model Kate Moss in an interview – “nothing tastes as good as skinny feels”.

From TheJournal.ie Adverts rapped for being sexist, misleading and 'feckin' great' Advertising This post contains videos

Adverts rapped for being sexist, misleading and 'feckin' great'

As the Advertising Standards Authority of Ireland releases its latest report, we look at some of the ads that vexed viewers.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the new Club Orange TV ads be aired? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the new Club Orange TV ads be aired?

Controversy surrounds a new ad featuring bikini-clad women which is due for broadcast this summer…