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Regulatory Rumblings

Penned by Dan Jaffe, the ANA's group executive vice president of government relations, this blog focuses on advocacy initiatives and key legal/regulatory issues that threaten national advertisers' freedom of commercial speech.

Regulatory Rumblings

Ad Industry Submits Comments to California AG on CCPA

1 month ago

Yesterday, the advertising industry’s leading associations submitted comments to the California Office of the Attorney General regarding their third set of proposed modifications to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).

Regulatory Rumblings

Can Digital Media Continue to Thrive?

2 months ago

The internet and advertising were made for each other. In fact, in many ways advertising provided the crucial support for the internet and mobile’s unprecedented growth through the infusion of the massive revenue it generated.

Regulatory Rumblings

The Gathering Storm

4 months ago

Advertisers now face the most serious threats from state and local ad taxes in more than a decade.


Marketing Maestros

Written by our in-house citizen journalists, this varied blog draws on insights from the client-side marketing community, examines game-changing campaigns and industry research, provides actionable takeaways from ANA events, and more.

Marketing Maestros

Beyond Profit Podcast: A Discussion on Water Conservation with Mark-Hans Richer

6 days ago

In this episode of Beyond Profit, a podcast of the ANA Center for Brand Purpose, host Ken Beaulieu catches up with Mark-Hans Richer, chief marketing and innovation officer at Fortune Brands Global Plumbing Group, to discuss Moen’s commitment to water conservation, how business leaders can address pressing problems, and more.

Marketing Maestros

Insights from the ANA Multicultural Marketing & Diversity Conference

by Bill Duggan, 1 week ago

The ANA just held our Multicultural Marketing & Diversity Conference, presented by Pandora. Despite being virtual this year, the conference was filled with rich learning. Below are Bill Duggan’s takeaways for select sessions.

Marketing Maestros

The 15 Best Quotes From the 2020 ANA Masters of Marketing Week

by Ryan Dinger, 1 week ago

In late October, the 2020 ANA Masters of Marketing Week was held with a bit of a different feel: This year’s version of the biggest event in marketing was entirely virtual. From the dozens of wonderful presentations, we have selected our 15 favorite quotes from the event.

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