Global News

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28/01/2011

Spanish advertisers call for return of advertising on public broadcaster

The Spanish Advertiser Association (AEA) has requested that the Spanish public broadcaster (RTVE) consider a partial and controlled return of advertising.
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24/01/2011

WHO calls for governments to implement food marketing recommendations

The World Health Organisation is urging countries to take action to reduce the exposure of food marketing to children by implementing a set of internationally-endorsed measures...
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20/01/2011

WFA update: EU Commission guidance on cookies

The European Commission has released a document to advise governments on implementing the new user "consent" requirement for cookie...
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22/12/2010

WFA Guidance on implementing the new EU cookies rule (ePrivacy Directive)

WFA has, in partnership with other media and ad industry organizations, prepared an industry guide for implementing the EU cookies rule...
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22/12/2010

WFA participates in EU Commission roundtable on Interest Based Advertising

Summary of 1st and 2nd Roundtable meetings, 16 December 2010 & 9 March 2011
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22/12/2010

French competition authority says Google online search adverts "dominant"

The French competition authority has stated that Google holds a dominant position in the online advertising market linked to search engines.
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22/12/2010

EU adopts report on "the Impact of Advertising on Consumer Behaviour"

Today the European Parliament formally adopted the own-initiative report of Philippe Juvin (EPP, France) on: "The impact of advertising on consumer behaviour".
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