Friday June 5, 2020

Constant gambling messaging has to stop

With so much gambling advertising prominent in the media today, is it now time to fold?

7th October, 2018
Printing of newspapers in a printing shop

Legal, decent, honest, truthful. That’s all advertisers are asked to be. Yes, there are codes about taste and appropriateness, but these four words neatly sum up the spirit of the legislation around advertising. It’s aspirational and something for the industry to be judged by.

It’s also a set of principles endorsed by the Advertising Standards Authority, both here and in Britain. What it doesn’t reflect are the broader changes of what...

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