The advertising industry’s standards for judging sexism are, like the world depicted in the television series Mad Men, stuck in the past.
Community members see gender portrayals in advertising as out of step with contemporary society.
Rules against celebrity endorsements of medicines are there to protect consumers – it doesn’t matter how many followers influencers have.
Australia has largely moved beyond acceptance of extremely objectifying ads for products with no inherent connection with sex.
As soon as next year, TV ads in the UK that perpetuate gender stereotypes or mock those who don’t conform to them will be banned. Should Australia follow suit?
In the pink? Betting companies have been on our screens in the hunt for gamblers.
There were 1.39m gambling ads on television in 2012.
We can’t always see no evil.
A campaign for Pancreatic Cancer Action recently stirred up controversy over advertising “shock tactics”. In the advert, genuine sufferers of the disease stated to camera that “I wish I had testicular…