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From TheJournal.ie Newstalk are in trouble over an ad that called competitors "bulls**tters" By The Horns

Newstalk are in trouble over an ad that called competitors "bulls**tters"

One person was worried it would offend tourists.

From TheJournal.ie Why these award-winning Irish digital marketeers set up a secret sex shop Toy Story

Why these award-winning Irish digital marketeers set up a secret sex shop

Wolfgang Digital announced plans to hire 50 staff today – here’s how they got there.

From TheJournal.ie This 1970s Bank of Ireland ad had a go at predicting your earnings for 2028 Blast From The Past

This 1970s Bank of Ireland ad had a go at predicting your earnings for 2028

In the 1970s, Bank of Ireland had its crystal ball out.

From TheJournal.ie Here's the real story behind those Labour ads you might have seen lately Labour-tising

Here's the real story behind those Labour ads you might have seen lately

Just how ordinary are the ordinary people featured in the 30-second videos you might have seen in your feed?

From TheJournal.ie How one man went from a runaway living in a slum to starting a billion-dollar company Rags To Riches

How one man went from a runaway living in a slum to starting a billion-dollar company

Ambarish Mitra grew up in India idolising Bill Gates.

Airbnb's creepy new ad is freaking everyone out

Creepy has a new mascot.

From TheJournal.ie These are the 10 companies that spend the most on advertising HEY BIG SPENDERS

These are the 10 companies that spend the most on advertising

That’s a lot of cash.

From TheJournal.ie This ‘go home Irish’ ad has created quite a buzz on the streets of Toronto Please Leave Canada

This ‘go home Irish’ ad has created quite a buzz on the streets of Toronto

It links to a website titled pleaseleavecanada.com as well.

From TheJournal.ie You might care about your online privacy... but would you pay for it? Opinion

You might care about your online privacy... but would you pay for it?

Would you pay for any the services you can currently use for free if it meant you had more privacy?

From TheJournal.ie This is GOAL's response to Paddy Power's immigrant ad No Joking Matter

This is GOAL's response to Paddy Power's immigrant ad

Paddy Power’s latest advert has people asking if the bookies have gone too far this time.

From TheJournal.ie Why the long era of TV advertising supremacy is about to end Back In The Day

Why the long era of TV advertising supremacy is about to end

Nowadays it’s all about the data.

From TheJournal.ie This Yves Saint Laurent ad was banned for using an 'unhealthily underweight' model Body Image

This Yves Saint Laurent ad was banned for using an 'unhealthily underweight' model

It’s not the first time the French fashion label has been the target of complaints.

From TheJournal.ie The unexpected Irish link in the Mad Men finale SPOILERS

The unexpected Irish link in the Mad Men finale

An iconic moment at the end of Mad Men only came about because of Ireland’s bad weather.

From TheJournal.ie Bus company drops ad campaign that had topless woman with "Ride me all day" sign Naked Advertising

Bus company drops ad campaign that had topless woman with "Ride me all day" sign

The £3 promotion has caused some uproar.

From TheJournal.ie 'You're bound to piss the odd person off': Paddy Power explain why they use ads like this Controversial

'You're bound to piss the odd person off': Paddy Power explain why they use ads like this

“No matter how many people voice their opposition that there is always a silent majority who either find it hilarious or who couldn’t give a sh**e”.

From TheJournal.ie All the complaints over this controversial billboard may have backfired spectacularly Cashing In

All the complaints over this controversial billboard may have backfired spectacularly

The advertiser looks like it’s laughing all the way to the bank.

From TheJournal.ie 'It is not ok to sing and dance while driving a car' Proceed With Caution

'It is not ok to sing and dance while driving a car'

The Advertising Standards Authority of Ireland received complaints about a recent Toyota advertisement among others.

Budweiser was forced to apologise after this 'unsavoury' tagline appeared on bottles

Budweiser was forced to apologise after this 'unsavoury' tagline appeared on bottles

People have accused it of promoting “rape culture”.

From TheJournal.ie Every business should take lessons from how Nike sells shoes Just Do It

Every business should take lessons from how Nike sells shoes

We talk to one of the world’s greatest scriptwriting experts about how everyone should be able to spin a good yarn.

From TheJournal.ie Online crackdown on 'rogue puppy-breeders' Classified Ads

Online crackdown on 'rogue puppy-breeders'

Minimum standards have been launched for classified ad websites that allow pet sales.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you pay to skip ads on YouTube? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you pay to skip ads on YouTube?

YouTube has plans for a paid subscription service. Will you be signing up?

From The42 New Nike commercial tells the story of how Rory McIlroy grew up worshipping Tiger Woods Origin Story This post contains videos

13 sexist ads from the Mad Men era

Mad Men’s final season begins tonight.

From TheJournal.ie Product placement is here to stay, so we'd better get used to it Opinion

Product placement is here to stay, so we'd better get used to it

Product placement can be annoying but advertising is a necessary evil of our favourite shows.

From TheJournal.ie Another American Apparel ad has been banned for sexualising children Too Young

Another American Apparel ad has been banned for sexualising children

It’s the second time in six months the fashion label has fallen foul of UK authorities.

From TheJournal.ie Coca-Cola is redesigning its packaging so all of its flavours look the same One Brand

Coca-Cola is redesigning its packaging so all of its flavours look the same

It serves to highlight how confusing Coke thinks its brand extensions have become.

From TheJournal.ie Brand creates 'unskippable' ad viewers can't help but watch AND FREEZE
From TheJournal.ie Man says Claudia Schiffer is a liar, Astras DO break down Careful Now

Man says Claudia Schiffer is a liar, Astras DO break down

A model mechanic she aint.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Ad for 'the world's slimmest phone' banned for objectifying women Kazam

Watch: Ad for 'the world's slimmest phone' banned for objectifying women

Authorities in the United Kingdom received several complaints about the ad.

From TheJournal.ie Telegraph writer resigns, claiming advertisers were influencing stories Peter Oborne

Telegraph writer resigns, claiming advertisers were influencing stories

Peter Oborne said the paper was too close to HSBC.

That 'sexist' McDonald's ad has been removed from YouTube

The ad featured Irish lads being told to “man up”.

From TheJournal.ie Hey, big spender: Ryanair made its very own Super Bowl ad Budget Blown

Hey, big spender: Ryanair made its very own Super Bowl ad

A typical 30 second ad during the Super Bowl sets you back $4.5 million.

Twitter absolutely explodes over Fiat's Super Bowl ad

This wins the award for 2015′s strangest commercial so far.

From TheJournal.ie NFL to run unsettling domestic violence ad based on real 911 call during Super Bowl Prime Time

NFL to run unsettling domestic violence ad based on real 911 call during Super Bowl

It’s part of the NFL’s ‘No More’ campaign.

This dummy spotted in Dublin is some serious nightmare fuel

WTF is going on here.

From TheJournal.ie Ads for Transformer toys and Barbie's Star Traveller were a big worry in the 1980s.... Recession

Ads for Transformer toys and Barbie's Star Traveller were a big worry in the 1980s....

The country was in the midst of a recession with unemployment up to 16.1%.

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.

TV3's swanky new ad features a brilliantly creepy shot of Vincent Browne

Hey, what a good adveAAARRRGHH.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: How often do you tune into Oireachtas TV? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How often do you tune into Oireachtas TV?

Organisers aren’t expecting thousands of viewers.

From TheJournal.ie The Oireachtas really wants you to know it broadcasts the Dáil on TV Advertising

The Oireachtas really wants you to know it broadcasts the Dáil on TV

The parliament’s communications unit is stepping up an advertising campaign.