Saturday, 23 January 2021

Tag Archives: Advertising

Big Brother in hot water over handling of alleged rape

MADRID: Major companies have pulled their advertising from the Spanish version of worldwide hit reality TV show “Big Brother” over its handling of an alleged rape during the filming of the popular programme. A court is investigating a complaint from one of the participants of the show, Carlota Prado, who ...

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Data watchdog opens first investigation into Google

PARIS: The State’s data watchdog has opened its first investigation into Google to examine a suspected infringement of EU privacy rules covering the sharing of personal data of internet users. The Data Protection Commission has begun a statutory inquiry – the regulator’s 19th investigation into a big tech company – ...

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Germany to soften ban on abortion advertising

BERLIN: Germany´s coalition government agreed in principle Tuesday to soften a controversial law that bars medical doctors from advertising abortion services. Gynaecologists and hospitals will now be allowed to share essential information about where and how women can terminate unwanted pregnancies. German law allows abortions but has long effectively discouraged ...

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“Cultural Misunderstanding”: Dolce & Gabbana Apologises For China Video

SHANGHAI: Dolce & Gabbana’s co-founders asked for China’s “forgiveness” on Friday, trying to salvage a crucial market for the luxury brand after a backlash against its latest advertising campaign. The Italian fashion house cancelled a marquee show in Shanghai on Wednesday after celebrities and social media users threatened a boycott over ...

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India raises ‘offensive’ lamb advert with Australia

LONDON: India has lodged a diplomatic protest with Australia over an advert depicting the Hindu god Ganesha enjoying lamb. The TV advert, by a meat industry lobby group, portrays figures from several religions sitting down to a meal. It has caused anger within the Hindu community in Australia because Ganesha ...

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