#WomenNotObjects

Revisiting this outstanding video from 2016, #WomenNotObjects names and shames ads that objectify women in ads. The 2-minute film provoked wide-spread conversation, some defensiveness, and some apparent real shifts in some companies’ attitudes towards sexualizing women in ads.

CPA calls for transparency in advertising and production bidding

The Commercial Producers Association (CPA) of SA says the South African advertising and film industry is struggling against bid rigging, which favours ad agencies’ in-house production facilities. Writing in the Financial Mail, CPA executive officer Bobby Amm says an alarming number of suppliers and independent companies are facing potential closure …