Advertising Standards Authority

 
ASA rules against Sanral e-tag adverts
ASA rules against Sanral e-tag adverts
The South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) could not prove it had sold 1.2-million e-tolling tags, the Advertising Standards...
MWeb wins ADSL advertising standards battle
MWeb wins ADSL advertising standards battle
Two men lost a battle against internet service provider MWeb after claiming the company was misleading customers with its uncapped ADSL offering,...
New Age: Dawn of advertising riches with no circulation figures
New Age: Dawn of advertising riches with no circulation figures
The ex-employee also alleged that on the instructions of the owners, the Gupta family, the returns were sent to India to be recycled. "They...
Watchdog urged to sniff around secrecy Bill adverts again
Watchdog urged to sniff around secrecy Bill adverts again
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has come under new pressure to reconsider its decision not to investigate the department of state...
Woolies guilty of good old-fashioned plagiarism
Woolies guilty of good old-fashioned plagiarism
Woolworths has been left red-faced by the Advertising Standards Authority's (ASA) ruling on Wednesday that found it had wilfully contravened...
Woolies in sticky mess for alleged soft drink copy
Woolies in sticky mess for alleged soft drink copy
Frankie's Olde Soft Drink Company has caused a stir this week alleging that major retailer, Woolworths, has plagiarised their packaging and...
Axe not for whom the bell tolls
Axe not for whom the bell tolls
If I was a Christian publisher, I'd be getting nervous. The ASA (the much-vaunted Asinine Standards Authority) has decided that an advert for Axe...
Down-to-earth Axe ad gets the chop for obtuse angel riff
Down-to-earth Axe ad gets the chop for obtuse angel riff
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has instructed a TV advert depicting angels falling from heaven because they are attracted to a man's...
TAC, church face-off over healing claims
TAC, church face-off over healing claims
The Christ Embassy Church -- recently banned by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) from airing its claims of faith healing -- will be...
ASA dismisses generic drug complaint
ASA dismisses generic drug complaint
The Advertising Standards Authority has rejected a complaint that pharmaceutical giant Bayer has been trying to disparage generic drugs and create...
ASA tells media not to accept ads from Tshwane council
ASA tells media not to accept ads from Tshwane council
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) on Thursday reiterated its call for media houses to refrain from accepting any advertising from the City...
Civic movement calls for removal of rugby advert
Civic movement calls for removal of rugby advert
A civic movement on Thursday demanded that a "degrading and discriminating" Rugby World Cup advert featuring Khoisan people be pulled from the...

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