Wicked Campers ignores ad standards again with ‘fat girls are harder to kidnap’ slogan
[UPDATE 23rd April] – Wicked Campers breaches Ad Standards for the fourth time this month
Wicked Campers has once again violated Advertising Standards with its latest slogan “fat girls are harder to kidnap.” The vehicle hire company is a repeat offender, well known for printing vile and degrading slogans on its vans.Read more
Foxtel's publicity stunt highlights failure of Advertising Industry self-regulationRead more
Queensland Attorney General Jarrod Bleijie has announced that the state Government will review the regulation of outdoor advertising in the state.Read more
Collective Shout speaks out against billboards depicting violence against women and gets results
Collective Shout supporter Patrice had posted a message about this billboard on our community page. We followed that up with a blog post encouraging other supporters to take action by writing to the Advertising Standards Board. The Advertising Standards Board have upheld complaints against Calvin Klein billboards in Sydney and Melbourne. Thanks to all who made their voices heard on this issue. As reported by the Herald Sun:Read more
*Trigger warning for survivors of sexual assault* Recently, Patrice blogged on our community page about a Calvin Klein advertisement in Sydney's Kings Cross. Patrice said she has noticed advertisements before that were offensive, but this one motivated her to action. We can see why. A giant billboard overlooking Kings Cross features this image.Read more
Advertising Standards Board upholds complaints against 'Have an Affair' billboard
The Advertising standards board has upheld complaints against Ashley Madison 'Have an Affair' billboard. Ashley Madison is an online 'dating' service for 'cheaters.' The billboard has now been pulled down.Read more
Recently, one of our members wrote on our community page about the Ashley Madison billboard at Sydney Airport.
Many others have emailed us about the same billboard. It features a naked woman, complete with ‘sultry’ facial expression and reads
“Life is short. Have an affair.”Read more
Here is an interview with Jennifer Berger, executive director of About-Face, an organization which equips women and girls with tools to understand and resist harmful media messages that affect their self-esteem and body image.
About Face have an ongoing campaign against American Apparel. Watch the interview with Jennifer here: