EDITORIAL: UIP's Ali G press release is cheap stunt

No surprise that posters promoting Ali G's new film and showing the spoof rapper with his hand on a woman's naked bottom are banned by the Advertising Standards Authority. No surprise either that United International Pictures immediately issued a press release publicising the decision. Another crude attempt to gain column inches out of a witless piece of "creative

work. No wonder advertising can still get held in such distain.

Become a member of Campaign from just £46 a quarter

Get the very latest news and insight from Campaign with unrestricted access to campaignlive.co.uk ,plus get exclusive discounts to Campaign events

Become a member

Looking for a new job?

Get the latest creative jobs in advertising, media, marketing and digital delivered directly to your inbox each day.

Create an Alert Now

Partner content


1 Job description: Digital marketing executive

Digital marketing executives oversee the online marketing strategy for their organisation. They plan and execute digital (including email) marketing campaigns and design, maintain and supply content for the organisation's website(s).