About: advertising self-regulation

Health 01-12-2010

MEP: Marketing techniques need to respect privacy

Intrusive marketing practices brought on by the Internet have attracted the attention of the European Parliament, with lawmakers concerned about guaranteeing citizens' privacy, said Philippe Juvin MEP in an interview with EURACTIV.
Agrifood 30-11-2010

Consumer group: Food ads still targeted at kids

Despite industry pledges, children are still being targeted in food adverts and such ads are moving from television to other media such as the Internet, says Ruth Veale of European consumers' organisation BEUC in an interview with EURACTIV. 
Agrifood 30-11-2010

Advertisers: Marketing given disproportionate focus in obesity debate

Marketing and advertising have been unfairly portrayed as the "bad guys" in the obesity debate, argues Will Gilroy from the World Federation of Advertisers (WFA) in an interview with EURACTIV.
Public Affairs 01-07-2008

Advertising boss: EU cannot market itself properly

European institutions in Brussels could learn from advertisers in better promoting the benefits of EU membership to citizens, argues Gary Leih, CEO of Ogilvy UK and President of the European Association of Communication Agencies (EACA) in an interview with EURACTIV.
Health 13-11-2006

‘Industry unlikely to self-regulate’

Food labelling and advertising to children are two areas where industry is unlikely to be able to self-regulate and legislation is therefore required, argues Sue Davies from the UK consumer organisation Which?.

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