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# advertising - Friday 8 January, 2016

From The Daily Edge 11 times brands just didn’t understand what Netflix and chill meant Noooooo

# advertising - Monday 4 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Shocking and provocative but here’s why THAT Labour ad worked Analysis

Shocking and provocative but here’s why THAT Labour ad worked

Analysis: A leaked draft ad has caused some controversy but that’s probably exactly what Labour was hoping for.

# advertising - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Arnotts is marketing a vacuum cleaner as a Christmas gift ‘for her’ Gift For Her
From The Daily Edge Arnotts is marketing a hoover as a Christmas gift ‘for her’ Gift For Her

Arnotts is marketing a hoover as a Christmas gift ‘for her’

At least it’s a fancy hoover?

# advertising - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Amazon pulls Nazi ads following backlash in New York The Man In The High Castle

Amazon pulls Nazi ads following backlash in New York

Mayor Bill de Blasio said the ads were offensive to World War II and Holocaust survivors.

# advertising - Thursday 19 November, 2015

From The Daily Edge An Irish jeweller is offering free pieces to ‘real women’ to model for her website Trinkets

An Irish jeweller is offering free pieces to ‘real women’ to model for her website

Fiona De Buitlear of Trinkets Jewellery wants to see more ‘real women’ in advertising.

# advertising - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Here’s why people thought this ad for smoked ham was ‘offensive and disrespectful’

The ASAI published its latest complaints today.

# advertising - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

Ireland’s biggest publisher has finally stopped getting smaller

Independent News and Media has turned around its revenue after eight years.

# advertising - Thursday 22 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you sign up for YouTube’s subscription plan? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you sign up for YouTube’s subscription plan?

What would you pay to get rid of those pesky ads?

# advertising - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Dublin flooring company says Caitlyn Jenner ad is a ‘celebration’ of trans people A Different Ireland

Dublin flooring company says Caitlyn Jenner ad is a ‘celebration’ of trans people

Not everyone agrees, with TENI saying the billboard has “upset and disappointed” many people.

# advertising - Saturday 3 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Coca-Cola now has to tell you that Vitamin Water isn’t as healthy as it claimed Vitamin Hit

Coca-Cola now has to tell you that Vitamin Water isn’t as healthy as it claimed

It will now have “with sweeteners” in the name.

# advertising - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Denis O’Brien’s Digicel is taking on Google, Facebook, and Yahoo

The company is introducing ad blocking at a network level.

# advertising - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Newstalk are in trouble over an ad that called competitors “bulls**tters” By The Horns

Newstalk are in trouble over an ad that called competitors “bulls**tters”

One person was worried it would offend tourists.

# advertising - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

Why these award-winning Irish digital marketeers set up a secret sex shop

Wolfgang Digital announced plans to hire 50 staff today – here’s how they got there.

# advertising - Sunday 30 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This 1970s Bank of Ireland ad had a go at predicting your earnings for 2028 Blast From The Past

This 1970s Bank of Ireland ad had a go at predicting your earnings for 2028

In the 1970s, Bank of Ireland had its crystal ball out.

# advertising - Monday 24 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Here’s the real story behind those Labour ads you might have seen lately Labour-tising

Here’s the real story behind those Labour ads you might have seen lately

Just how ordinary are the ordinary people featured in the 30-second videos you might have seen in your feed?

# advertising - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

How one man went from a runaway living in a slum to starting a billion-dollar company

Ambarish Mitra grew up in India idolising Bill Gates.

# advertising - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge Airbnb’s creepy new ad is freaking everyone out Airbnb

Airbnb’s creepy new ad is freaking everyone out

Creepy has a new mascot.

# advertising - Saturday 11 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie These are the 10 companies that spend the most on advertising HEY BIG SPENDERS

These are the 10 companies that spend the most on advertising

That’s a lot of cash.

# advertising - Thursday 9 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This ‘go home Irish’ ad has created quite a buzz on the streets of Toronto Please Leave Canada

This ‘go home Irish’ ad has created quite a buzz on the streets of Toronto

It links to a website titled pleaseleavecanada.com as well.

# advertising - Friday 3 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie You might care about your online privacy… but would you pay for it? Opinion

You might care about your online privacy… but would you pay for it?

Would you pay for any the services you can currently use for free if it meant you had more privacy?

From TheJournal.ie This is GOAL’s response to Paddy Power’s immigrant ad No Joking Matter

This is GOAL’s response to Paddy Power’s immigrant ad

Paddy Power’s latest advert has people asking if the bookies have gone too far this time.

# advertising - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Why the long era of TV advertising supremacy is about to end

Nowadays it’s all about the data.

# advertising - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This Yves Saint Laurent ad was banned for using an ‘unhealthily underweight’ model Body Image

This Yves Saint Laurent ad was banned for using an ‘unhealthily underweight’ model

It’s not the first time the French fashion label has been the target of complaints.

# advertising - Thursday 21 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The unexpected Irish link in the Mad Men finale SPOILERS

The unexpected Irish link in the Mad Men finale

An iconic moment at the end of Mad Men only came about because of Ireland’s bad weather.

# advertising - Monday 11 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Bus company drops ad campaign that had topless woman with “Ride me all day” sign Naked Advertising

Bus company drops ad campaign that had topless woman with “Ride me all day” sign

The £3 promotion has caused some uproar.

# advertising - Sunday 3 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘You’re bound to piss the odd person off’: Paddy Power explain why they use ads like this Controversial

‘You’re bound to piss the odd person off’: Paddy Power explain why they use ads like this

“No matter how many people voice their opposition that there is always a silent majority who either find it hilarious or who couldn’t give a sh**e”.

# advertising - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

All the complaints over this controversial billboard may have backfired spectacularly

The advertiser looks like it’s laughing all the way to the bank.

# advertising - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘It is not ok to sing and dance while driving a car’ Proceed With Caution

‘It is not ok to sing and dance while driving a car’

The Advertising Standards Authority of Ireland received complaints about a recent Toyota advertisement among others.

From The Daily Edge Budweiser was forced to apologise after this ‘unsavoury’ tagline appeared on bottles

Budweiser was forced to apologise after this ‘unsavoury’ tagline appeared on bottles

People have accused it of promoting “rape culture”.

# advertising - Saturday 25 April, 2015

Every business should take lessons from how Nike sells shoes

We talk to one of the world’s greatest scriptwriting experts about how everyone should be able to spin a good yarn.

# advertising - Thursday 16 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Online crackdown on ‘rogue puppy-breeders’ Classified Ads

Online crackdown on ‘rogue puppy-breeders’

Minimum standards have been launched for classified ad websites that allow pet sales.

# advertising - Thursday 9 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you pay to skip ads on YouTube? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you pay to skip ads on YouTube?

YouTube has plans for a paid subscription service. Will you be signing up?

# advertising - Monday 6 April, 2015

From The42 New Nike commercial tells the story of how Rory McIlroy grew up worshipping Tiger Woods Origin Story This post contains videos

# advertising - Sunday 5 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge 13 sexist ads from the Mad Men era The Little Wife

13 sexist ads from the Mad Men era

Mad Men’s final season begins tonight.

# advertising - Sunday 29 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Product placement is here to stay, so we’d better get used to it Opinion

Product placement is here to stay, so we’d better get used to it

Product placement can be annoying but advertising is a necessary evil of our favourite shows.

# advertising - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Another American Apparel ad has been banned for sexualising children

It’s the second time in six months the fashion label has fallen foul of UK authorities.

# advertising - Thursday 5 March, 2015

Coca-Cola is redesigning its packaging so all of its flavours look the same

It serves to highlight how confusing Coke thinks its brand extensions have become.

# advertising - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

# advertising - Monday 2 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Man says Claudia Schiffer is a liar, Astras DO break down Careful Now

Man says Claudia Schiffer is a liar, Astras DO break down

A model mechanic she aint.

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