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AANA releases new advertising code of ethics

The AANA has released its new code of ethics for advertising, following a comprehensive review, initiated in 2019. The new code applies to all advertising in Australia and is intended to ensure advertising is legal, honest and reflects prevailing community standards.

Digital Marketing

Australian Digital Advertising Practices updated

The AANA, IAB and MFA are calling on the entire digital advertising community to dive into the latest edition of their Australian Digital Advertising Practices in order to lift trust, transparency and knowledge of the supply chain across the industry.

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Ad Standards CEO to depart

Ad Standards CEO, Fiona Jolly, is set to depart from the industry body after nearly 15 years at the helm.

Digital Marketing

IAB, AANA trade words over advertisers avoiding news coverage of COVID-19

Brand advertisers are reportedly avoiding advertising on news media websites around coronavirus coverage, prompting an urgent call from both publishers and the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) for them to stop the practice and get behind publishers and the media community. And it’s a call that’s now provoked a response from the CEO of the Australian Association of National Advertisers (AANA), John Broome, defending brand owners from cutting spend and preserving cash while reiterating the advertising community’s appreciation of trusted news sources and a commitment to working through issues.

Digital Marketing

Field and Binet: Addressing acute short-termism in FMCG

The seductive appeal of short-termism is "very acute" in the fast moving consumer goods space, according to Peter Field and Les Binet, two of the most influential marketing commentators in the world. And it shouldn't be.

Leadership

New chair, board members announced at AANA

Nestle Oceania’s director of ebusiness, strategy and marketing, Martin Brown, has taken up the chair’s post at the Australian Association of National Advertisers (AANA).

Digital Marketing

ANA report slams lack of transparency in media industry

​A new report into media ad buying from the Association of National Advertisers (ANA) has slammed the lack of transparency around agency practices including cash rebates, raising significant questions about the state of the industry both abroad and locally.

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