ARTICLES RELATING TO ASA

Multichoice removes decoder swap ad

2015-02-13 13:46

Multichoice will no longer run a television advertisement promoting its decoder exchange arrangement for viewers, the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has heard.

FNB ordered to un-Steve

2014-12-07 11:43

The Advertising Standards Authority has ordered First National Bank to withdraw its 'Steve' advertisements as it is harmful to children.

Condom ad moved to later time - ASA

2014-11-21 12:41

An advertising agency has arranged that a commercial promoting condoms be rescheduled to air at times when children are not watching television, the Advertising Standards Authority of SA says.

Remax ad misleading, says ASA

2014-09-26 19:00

A Remax advertisement showing images of the ocean for a property that has no sea view is considered a misleading claim, says the Advertising Standards Authority.

ASA gives KZN conference nod

2014-09-19 12:24

ASA has commended its provincial affiliate KZN Athletics for conceptualising the Global Athletics Conference taking place in Durban.

ASA upholds consumer complaint

2014-08-29 13:09

The Advertising Standards Authority has upheld a consumer's complaint that advertising on Fourways Gardens Plumbing's website is misleading.

Morrisons names its next chairperson

2014-07-30 08:19

Morrisons has named Tesco veteran Andrew Higginson as its next chair , turning up the heat on chief executive Dalton Philips.

Mbalula irked by Caster snub

2014-07-15 19:00

Sports minister Fikile Mbalula is disappointed that Caster Semenya is not part of the team competing in the Commonwealth Games.

BMW rebuked over 'stolen!' ad

2014-07-01 09:01

BMW has been rebuked over a controversial billboard featuring the outline of a Mini Cooper, with a large hole where the car should be, and the wording “Drive it like it’s stolen!”

War is over at ASA: Skhosana

2014-06-07 15:11

Newly elected Athletics SA president Aleck Skhosana has vowed to put the sport back on track following the election of a new board.

 

Sony: Our Xperia smartphone can swim

2014-12-10 09:36

Sony Mobile has won its appeal against an Advertising Standards Authority of South Africa (ASA) decision that prohibited it from describing its Z1 phones as waterproof.

FNB's Steve ad under fire

2014-11-30 11:54

The advertising watchdog has reportedly received complaints over FNB's 'Steve' ads, which states it insinuates that everyone with the name Steve is stupid.

Sony Xperia Z1 ad doesn't hold water

2014-10-03 11:45

The Advertising Standards Authority has ruled against Sony Mobile SA saying that it must withdraw the word "waterproof" regarding the Xperia Z1 smartphone.

ASA ordered to pay athlete R10.4m

2014-09-20 07:10

Athletics South Africa is in dire straits after it was ordered to pay R10.4m to an athlete for injuries he suffered in a meet.

O'Regan steps down as ASA president

2014-09-17 14:38

Former Constitutional Court Judge Kate O'Regan has stepped down as Advertising Standards Authority of SA president.

Newspaper ordered to withdraw Oscar ad

2014-08-06 16:00

The Advertising Standards Authority has ruled that a newspaper advert by an advertising company referring to Oscar Pistorius being sent for psychiatric evaluation must be withdrawn.

ASA tackles selection poser

2014-07-28 17:10

Athletics South Africa's selection committee has been asked to reassess the final team for the African Championships.

Feed a Child SA pulls plug on controversial ad

2014-07-10 21:37

No further action will be taken against Feed a Child SA after it withdrew its controversial advertisement, the Advertising Standards Authority says.

We let athletes down: ASA

2014-06-07 16:26

Administrators have let the athletes down in recent years, newly elected Athletics SA president Aleck Skhosana has said.

Skhosana new ASA president

2014-06-07 13:20

Aleck Skhosana has been announced as the new president of Athletics SA at a special general meeting in Johannesburg.

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