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SAS remove their "What is Scandinavian? Nothing" commercial after backlash

That was unexpectedly fast. SAS removed their "What is Scandinavian?

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has banned all adverts which portray "an unhealthy body image"

The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has moved to ban from the city’s transport network adverts that promote unrealistic expectations about body image and
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If "grow up Harriet" becomes a meme, blame Protein World

Social media in general and Twitter in particular has become increasingly difficult for brands to find the right tone of voice to use in.
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Tyler the Creator Mountain Dew Ad pulled for being racist.

I'm really surprised to hear that the third installment of Odd Future cherub Tyler the Creator was pulled.

Burger King - Crispy Chicken Wrap / Mary J Blige / banned ad - (2012)

Mary J Blige sing about Burger King's "Crispy chicken wrap with three cheeses" and bloggers are horrified.

"We Believe in Salivation" (almost) kissing priests Antonio Federici ad banned.

It's only been a month since the pregnant nun munching on ice-cream was pulled, now the latest Antonio Federici meets the banhammer.
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Pregnant nun munching on ice-cream offends Catholics

It's been probably six months since the last advertising offense toward Catholics, but we're at it again reports AP.
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Formerly bullied kids bully the Comviq ad off the air.

Daft ad film "ban" of the week, Comviq has decided to withdraw their new film "Choir" because viewers have taken offense at what t
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ASA reckons anti-terrorist ads are terrorising population with fear

The ASA have banned the ad for the Anti-Terrorist Hotline on the ground it is seriously offensive and makes an undue appeal to fear - thems my cliff n

Jarlsberg "the taste is in the holes" bumpers reported to the Consumer Ombudsman.. for sexism?

A woman in Norrköping has reported the Jarlsberg tv-show bumper idents to the Consumer Ombudsman for their "unpleasant" tagline: "the t

Tombola Bingo "Thank you Tito" ad banned by the ASA for being racist

Banned ad of the week, last years "Tombola Bingo" advert where a british upper class (and white) bloke sits on the beach in his tuxedo, havi

"Career women make bad mothers" ads withdrawn

The Guardian reports that the OAA campaign designed to promote the effectiveness of billboard advertising has withdrawn the poster that read: "Ca
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Suddenly, all ads are banned for homophobia? First Heinz, then Snickers - now Nike.

Stockholm is currently party-town with Stockholm Pride festival in full swing.
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Lee Cooper Ad Exec Arrested For Poster in India

Gyro Worldwide alerts us the launch of their latest campaign for the English denim company Lee Cooper, which has garnered "an extreme reaction in
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"My NHL" advertising campaign garners complaints

Last week the NHL broke a new advertising campaign titled "My NHL".
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WE Spank fashion ad has been withdrawn after complaints.

WE Sweden are in trouble for the way they advertise their underwear.
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Grey Goose won't back down

Even though the National Advertising Division (NAD) of the Council of the Better Business Bureaus and the National Advertising Review Board (NARB) agr
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PETA got another billboard banned

Azcentral reports that a billboard featuring a sultry-looking Bonnie-Jill Laflin will not be seen in Helena.
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Islamists ban women in ads in Pakistan metropolis

"Our culture and values are different from the West," he said. "We want to protect women's honour.
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Naked Sophie scores even more free PR.

The now infamous Sophie Dahl Opium ad has become the most offensive ad of 2000. It'll go down in history kids!

Slag = bad / Pot Noodle "Slag of all snacks" campaign banned

Pot noodle has recived the final blow to it's slag campaign As if being knocked up to 9PM watershed and having the slogan changed wasn't

Tango - Megaphone men force a message - (1998) :10 (UK)

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