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Govt panel to monitor misleading advertisements

Jul 23, 2014

Govt panel to monitor misleading advertisements

The committee shall monitor misleading advertisement and unfair trade practises arising thereto and suggest steps accordingly, identify and recommend appropriate legislative measures and suggest on ongoing basis institutional measures for intervention in this regard. #ThisisNext #Lok Sabha #Advertising #Prakash Javadekar
Cobra Deo ad When men need women to give them a hand

Jul 22, 2014

Cobra Deo ad When men need women to give them a hand

Am I shocked? Yes. Am I impressed that this opens up a brand new avenue of sex education and sexual options for the masses and classes alike? Yes. That said, a little more subtlety and originality could have made the ad more impressive. #MediaCrit #Advertisement #Milind Soman #Old Spice #Cobra Deo #Axe Deo
Give Mommy a break TV ads and the supermom you can never live up to

Jul 20, 2014

Give Mommy a break TV ads and the supermom you can never live up to

Our TV ads have shown young women discovering the fun of partying. But as soon as she becomes a mom she turns into a ladle-wielding creature, pouring out cereal or loading the washing machine. Someone give the mother a break. #Branding #IdiotBox #advertisements #Television Commercials #Indian Mothers
Dear '90s kids, watch a 3 min recap of all your fav ad jingles

Jul 14, 2014

Dear '90s kids, watch a 3 min recap of all your fav ad jingles

Watching this a cappella medley of vintage Indian advertisement jingles will make you all warm and fuzzy. #Britney Spears #Viral video #advertisements #a cappella #All India Backchod
Budget 2014: IAMAI says service tax on online, mobile advertising will hit industry

Jul 14, 2014

Budget 2014: IAMAI says service tax on online, mobile advertising will hit industry

According to a IAMAI, digital advertising has witnessed asteady growth. The online advertising market in India is expected to touch Rs 2,938 crore by March 2014.
#Arun Jaitley #Tax #service tax #online advertising #IAMAI #Budget 2014

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Sahara's tricks on Sebi, SC won't work

Nov 27, 2013

Sahara's tricks on Sebi, SC won't work

Sahara's goose is cooked up. It is one thing to manipulate incompetent/corrupt revenue officers of state govts to get land deals, quite another to try such tricks with independent organizations like SC, SEBI. #Business #Supreme Court #SEBI #Sahara #Sahara advertisement
The problem with corporate feel good ad campaigns

Jun 03, 2013

The problem with corporate feel good ad campaigns

Companies will always look for opportunities to turn around their anti-people image. But how far should the media allow and carry such lies? #OnOurMind #Media #Environment #Ethics #Advertising #Conservation #Tiger

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The problem with corporate feel good ad campaigns

Jul 28, 2014

How to Make Your Phone Number Private

When my daughter was born, we placed an advertisement for a nanny in a local newspaper. At 6:30 a.m. on the first day the ad ran, the phone started ringing. It was the first applicant out of hundreds who would call inquiring about the position. What ...
The problem with corporate feel good ad campaigns

Jul 29, 2014

Twitter fights off fear of failure with solid second quarter numbers

If earnings reports could beam, Twitter’s second quarter results were positively glowing. The social network, which has been slow to find its way to profitability , announced Tuesday it added 16 million users in the quarter ending June 30 and eked ou...
The problem with corporate feel good ad campaigns

Jul 26, 2014

Colorado business owner fights back after falling victim to 'caller ID spoofing'

When Stayc Lafean launched a small towing company last month, spending $5,000 to print her new business phone number on trucks and advertisements, the Colorado woman never imagined she would fall victim to "caller ID spoofing" -- a scam in which virt...
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