U.K.'s Advertising Standards Authority

  1. Taylor Swift's 'Enhanced' CoverGirl Ad Yanked

    December 22, 2011 8:00 AM EST How White My Shirts Should Be: Taylor Swift in a disputed ad for CoverGirl's Mascara. CoverGirl has discontinued (translation: yanked) a print advertisement of celebrity spokes-singer Taylor Swift following an investigation into alleged retou ...

  2. Regulator Shows Mercy For Duffy Coke Commercial

    June 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The U.K.'s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has rejected complaints that a commercial for Diet Coke featuring Welsh singer Duffy conflicted with health and safety practices, and was inappropriately influential for children under 12. The ...

  3. Iggy Pop Insurance Ad Criticized By Regulator

    April 29, 2009 12:00 AM EDT A U.K. TV commercial for car insurer Swiftcover.com featuring Iggy Pop has been criticized by the advertising regulator after it emerged that musicians could not get insurance with the company. However, Swiftcover.com has pre-empted a ban by annou ...