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#Badvertising

# badvertising - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here’s the Nokia advert that’s making people angry on Twitter Chinese Burn

# badvertising - Sunday 8 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge UPDATE: Paddy Power did not cut down a single Amazonian tree Pr Power

UPDATE: Paddy Power did not cut down a single Amazonian tree

But it wasn’t Photoshopped either…

From Business ETC Canadian recruitment firm apologise for ‘Drunken Paddy’ newspaper ad Badvertising

# badvertising - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Veet made lots of people angry with this awful ad about hairy legs Ad Fail

Veet made lots of people angry with this awful ad about hairy legs

The tagline is “Don’t Risk Dudeness”.

# badvertising - Sunday 23 March, 2014

From Business ETC How to keep your man: 10 sexist vintage ads for All-Bran, Hoovers and more Badvertising

How to keep your man: 10 sexist vintage ads for All-Bran, Hoovers and more

The golden age of advertising was obsessed by keeping couples together, it seems.

# badvertising - Thursday 6 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Paddy Power suspend its Oscar Pistorius bet? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Paddy Power suspend its Oscar Pistorius bet?

The bookmaker is offering bets on the outcome of the murder trial. Is this a step too far?

From TheJournal.ie Paddy Power withdraws Pistorius ad after it becomes most complained about ever Badvertising

Paddy Power withdraws Pistorius ad after it becomes most complained about ever

The bookmakers have been ordered to take down the controversial ad offering odds on the outcome of the Pistorius murder trial.

# badvertising - Monday 23 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge This Samsung advert is the most hilariously awful thing you’ll see today Bad Ads

# badvertising - Thursday 4 July, 2013

From Business ETC Adverts in breach: Healing bracelets, shoes that tone and cowboys in vans Badvertising

Adverts in breach: Healing bracelets, shoes that tone and cowboys in vans

Twenty-one complaints were upheld by the ASAI, Ireland’s advertising watchdog, in it’s latest complaints bulletin.

# badvertising - Friday 31 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge The creepiest fake tan ad you’ll see today Badvertising This post contains videos

The creepiest fake tan ad you’ll see today

Rub it on, rub it on yeah.

# badvertising - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

From Business ETC Avonmore, Aer Lingus and Eircom breached advertising codes Badvertising

Avonmore, Aer Lingus and Eircom breached advertising codes

The watchdog has found against a number of companies, according to its latest Complaints Bulletin.

# badvertising - Thursday 25 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Update: Hyundai apologises for ‘pipe job’ ad after major criticism Badvertising

Update: Hyundai apologises for ‘pipe job’ ad after major criticism

The video shows a man apparently trying to die by suicide in his car.

From Business ETC Business magazine compares Angela Merkel to Hitler in ad Badvertising

Business magazine compares Angela Merkel to Hitler in ad

Mercado magazine invites viewers to visualise Merkel as the Greeks, Spanish and Germans might see her.

# badvertising - Monday 25 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Ford India apologises for ad image of women gagged in car Badvertising

Ford India apologises for ad image of women gagged in car

The ads were uploaded to the Internet without the carmaker’s approval.

# badvertising - Sunday 17 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge This is what we would buy if we were really rich Ah Here

This is what we would buy if we were really rich

It’s only an exact replica of one’s private jet, you know.

# badvertising - Saturday 16 February, 2013

From Business ETC Timeline: Race and advertising in America Progress

Timeline: Race and advertising in America

Business Insider tells the story of Race in America, through its print and television advertisements.

# badvertising - Friday 28 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie 1982: Women’s bodies used to sell ‘everything from cars to chocolate bars’ Badvertising

1982: Women’s bodies used to sell ‘everything from cars to chocolate bars’

A campaign dedicated to eliminating the degrading treatment of women in advertising wrote to the Taoiseach in 1982 to highlight the ‘continual humiliation’ of women in the media.

# badvertising - Saturday 8 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Sexist, unhealthy or just plain bad: 15 ads from 1960s and ’70s mens’ mags Vintage

Sexist, unhealthy or just plain bad: 15 ads from 1960s and ’70s mens’ mags

“Beware of the man with his own pool table.”

# badvertising - Monday 5 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Paddy Power sticks to its guns after advertising watchdog complaint Advertising

Paddy Power sticks to its guns after advertising watchdog complaint

At least one complaint has been lodged with the Advertising Standards Association of Ireland over this morning’s newspaper ad.

# badvertising - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

From Business ETC British advertising watchdog rejects Club Orange ‘bits’ complaint Naughty Bits

British advertising watchdog rejects Club Orange ‘bits’ complaint

In case you were wondering: it’s okay to show the ‘Bits’ ads before a film rated 15, but not a film rated 12A.

# badvertising - Sunday 16 September, 2012

From Business ETC Are these the most irritating Irish ads ever? Badvertising This post contains videos

Are these the most irritating Irish ads ever?

Bertie in the cupboard, awkward RTÉ Guide man, an overexcited chicken fancier: here are our nominees for some badvertising for distinctly Irish products.

# badvertising - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

From Business ETC Advertising standards body: No, you can’t look at Club Orange’s naughty bits Badvertising

Advertising standards body: No, you can’t look at Club Orange’s naughty bits

The Advertising Standards Authority upholds complaints against the outdoor versions of Club Orange’s ‘bits’ ads.

# badvertising - Thursday 3 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Is Ashton Kutcher’s new “dating” ad racist? Badvertising This post contains a poll

Is Ashton Kutcher’s new “dating” ad racist?

Or does it just highlight that the actor is actually pretty good at accents?

# badvertising - Friday 16 March, 2012

From The Daily Edge Nike apologises for ‘insensitive’ Black and Tan sneakers… sort of Oops

Nike apologises for ‘insensitive’ Black and Tan sneakers… sort of

The sportswear manufacturer admits the ‘Black and Tan’ name was “insensitive”, but says it was “unofficially added by some”.

# badvertising - Friday 17 February, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Friday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Friday

In the Fix tonight: Eircom Studyhub hacked; unvouched expenses; and Chris O’Dowd v Miss Piggy…

From TheJournal.ie Ads for ‘My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding’ prompt complaints Badvertising

Ads for ‘My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding’ prompt complaints

The slogan “Bigger. Fatter. Gypsier” – used in Channel 4′s billboard campaign for the new series of the show – has been criticised as offensive and racist.

# badvertising - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

From Business ETC Ryanair rapped over ‘sexist’ newspaper ads for cabin crew calendar Badvertising

Ryanair rapped over ‘sexist’ newspaper ads for cabin crew calendar

The Advertising Standards Agency upholds complaints over newspaper ads selling the airline’s underwear-themed calendar.

# badvertising - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

From The Daily Edge The 10 most offensive US advertisements of 2011 Badvertising

The 10 most offensive US advertisements of 2011

‘Re-civilise’ a black person! Help fix your girlfriend’s PMS! Smash a toy baby against a wall! …or not.

# badvertising - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things to know by 9am: Budget may introduce charges for medical cards, plans to burn Bank of Ireland bondholders, and no more ‘Six Degrees of Separation’