Advertising Standards Authority


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Advertising Standards Authority

a body which provides for self-regulation for print, cinema and posters. It oversees the code of advertising practice, considers complaints from the public and is financed by a surcharge on advertising.
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I wrote to the Advertising Standards Authority earlier in the year to encourage that changes were made to the advertising rules.
North Wales AM Ms Sandbach said: "I am extremely pleased that the Advertising Standards Authority has upheld my complaint that the adverts implied all badgers in the cull areas in England would be killed.
The Advertising Standards Authority upheld a complaint from a viewer who challenged whether the advert's use of Guru Nanak and the Gurmantar was offensive.
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) ruling comes amid mounting concern that celebrities are cashing in by turning Twitter into an advertising platform and are promoting products and luxury brands via tweets in return for freebies.
The television advertisment for Beyonce's new fragrance 'Heat' has been deemed 'sexually provocative' by the Advertising Standards Authority.
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) upheld a complaint from environmentalist George Monbiot that the term was misleading.
However, the slogans have already provoked a complaint to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) by Christian Voice, which says the adverts break the ASA's codes on substantiation and truthfulness.
But the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) found the cosmetic company could not provide sufficient evidence to support claims for the product made in ads in the national press.
Unilever has been rapped by the Advertising Standards Authority over a misleading health-related claim in an ad for Flora Pro-Activ.
But Toyota's data was based on the 20,000km average annual distance driven by cars in the US instead of the 13,440km UK average, the Advertising Standards Authority said.
In early March 2005, the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) in the United Kingdom--a quasi-government "truth in advertising" watchdog--upheld a complaint against an organic group for fund raising leaflets implying that organic foods were healthier.
The Advertising Standards Authority has criticized Volkswagen for a press ad for the Golf GT TSI stating that the car has low emissions.
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