An arbitrator has ruled that disputed Pension and Health allocations for covered vs. non-covered acting services in television commercials must be resolved via mandatory bargaining between employers and the Screen Actors Guild (SAG).
On June 19th, 23 advocacy groups sent a letter to the Federal Communications Commission urging that it conduct a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on product placement.
FCC Commissioner Adelstein Outlines Broad Agenda to Protect Children from "Inappropriate" Media Content
At a wide-ranging speech before the Media Institute, FCC Commissioner Jonathan Adelstein outlined a broad range of steps he believes the government should take to
Two items of note regarding the DTC prescription drug advertising issue.
The sales tax exemptions under Florida law for advertising and other business services may once again be under attack.
ANA has urged members of the New York State Legislature to reject two bills that would impose serious new state-specific restrictions on online behavioral advertising.
Legislation was introduced in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday that would make sweeping changes in the enforcement powers of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). If passed by the Congress, these changes could have serious implications for virtually every sector of the business community.
ANA, along with eleven other industry groups, has filed comments today on the Federal Trade Commission
The U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee has favorably reported H.R. 1108, the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act to the full House.
The United States Senate passed the CPSC Reform Act (H.R. 4040) on March 6, 2008 with some modifications to provisions that were of concerns to the advertising industry.
The House Energy and Commerce Committee's Health Subcommittee plans to complete a markup today of H.R. 1108, the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, which contains extraordinarily sweeping rules relating to tobaco advertising.
ANA has sent a letter up to the United States Senate detailing our concerns with provisions in S. 2663, The CPSC Reform Act.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced a public workshop to examine developments in green packaging claims and the consumer perception of such claims.
ANA is working with a coalition of companies and industry groups to file comments with the FTC and to demonstrate the problems with a Do Not Track regime.
The Federal Communications Commission is holding discussions at their open commission meeting on Tuesday, December 18 regarding the use of embedded advertising (or product placement) in media.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced that it will begin a review of its environmental marketing guidelines and hold hearings or workshops over the next several months on a number of green marketing topics, including
It has been reported that Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Kevin Martin will ask the Commission to begin a formal examination of the agency's current disclosure rules for product placement in television programming.
The U.S. Conference of Mayors has released an economic impact report which forecasts sharp gross domestic product losses as a result of the ongoing foreclosure crisis.
Former State Senate President John McKay, now a member of the Florida Taxation and Budget Reform Commission, has proposed a constitutional amendment to require the Florida Legislature to reduce property taxes by extending the sales tax to most business services.
The advertising industry's ANA/AAAA Joint Policy Committee on Broadcast Talent Union Relations (JPC) and the American Federation of Musicians (AFM) have entered into an agreement for a two-year contract extension, effective October 17, 2007 for payment to musicians who are hired to record music for commercials.